Police taser blind man after mistaking cane for sword

Lancashire Police has apologised to a blind stroke victim who was struck in his back with a 50,000 volt taser stun gun. Officers mistook his white stick for a samurai sword.

Elaine Willcox reports from Chorley.

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Police taser blind man

A stroke victim was tasered by officers in Chorley who mistook his white cane for a samurai sword.