Two men arrested after machete, cannabis and money seized in Lancaster

Two men who were found in possession of a machete, cannabis and money have been arrested in Lancaster.

Friday, 6th November 2020, 1:56 pm

Police uncovered a machete, a "quantity of cannabis" and money during a stop and search of a vehicle in Lancaster on Thursday evening (November 5).

Two men were subsequently arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance with intent to supply and possession of an offensive weapon.

Reporting the crimes at 11.40pm, a spokesman from Lancashire Police said: "Tonight officers from Team 3 stopped a vehicle in Lancaster which had two males onboard who were found to be in possession of a machete, a quantity of cannabis and money.

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Two men were arrested following the find.

"Both males are now in police custody arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance with intent to supply and possession of an offensive weapon.

"A good arrest which removes two potentially dangerous people from our streets."

If you know someone who is carrying a knife don't keep silent. Report it. Call Lancashire Police on 101.

Alternatively, report knife crime anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers who can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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