A MAN has been charged with chasing another male and a woman through Greenock Cemetery whilst allegedly armed with a knife.

Patrolling community wardens are said to have been able to 'scare off' the alleged assailant before calling in police.

The alleged incident is said to have occurred at around 8pm on Tuesday.

A 40-year-old man appeared at the sheriff court charged with assault and knife possession and he has been remanded in custody.