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Man arrested and drugs and weapon recovered following sighting of wanted man in Liverpool City Centre

News   •   Feb 26, 2019 17:13 GMT

Officers carrying out ongoing disruption work across Merseyside have arrested a man and seized drugs and a weapon last night, Monday 25 February.

At around 6pm, officers on patrol in Elliot Street in Liverpool City Centre sighted a wanted man, who was detained and searched. A large quantity of suspected crack cocaine, heroin and a knuckle duster were seized.

The 39-year-old man from Toxteth was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs and criminal damage (relating to a previous incident). He remains in custody for questioning.

We will be continuing our crackdown on serious and organised crime and anyone with information is encouraged to contact @MerPolCC, call 101 or you can contact the independent charity @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111. #OneTeam