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Man arrested and knife seized following stop of car in Stockbridge Village

We have arrested a man and seized a knife following the stop of a vehicle in Stockbridge Village last night, Thursday 3 January.

At around 10.20pm, Matrix officers sighted a Skoda Octavia on Barons Hey. The vehicle was stopped and the occupants were searched due to the smell of cannabis. During the search of one occupant, a lock knife (pictured) was seized. Cannabis was also found in the vehicle.

A 21-year-old man from Stockbridge Village was arrested on suspicion of possessing a bladed article and has been taken to a police station for questioning.

A 23-year-old from Huyton was also issued with a formal warning for cannabis possession.

Anyone with information on the possession or use of knives is asked to contact 999 if a crime is in progress, or pass information to @MerPolCC, 101 or @Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 #StopKnifeCrime

Subjects

  • Crime

Categories

  • knife crime
  • knowsley

Regions

  • Merseyside