A pensioner from Lancashire Tasered by police who thought his white stick was a samurai sword has started legal action. 63 year old Colin Farmer said he thought he was being attacked. Lancashire police shot him with 50,000 volts walking through Chorley in October. Keri Eldridge reports:
A pensioner from Chorley tasered by police who mistook his white stick for a samurai sword has started legal proceedings against Lancs Police. Colin Farmer, 63, said he was hit in the back as he walked through the town in October.