Man and teenager arrested after sawn-off shotgun and quantity of cannabis found in car on M6 near Preston

Two people were arrested after police seized a sawn-off shotgun and cannabis from a car on the M6 near Preston.
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A car was stopped by the police on the M6 southbound near Stubbins Lane shortly before 4pm on Thursday (November 9).

Officers subsequently found a sawn-off shotgun and a quantity of cannabis after searching the vehicle.

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A 32-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and possession of drugs with intent to supply.

They both remained in custody for questioning on Friday morning (November 10).