Hidden machete found in Leyland before potential fatality could occur

South Ribble Police have recovered a machete from a parkland in Leyland.

By Emma Downey
Thursday, 19th May 2022, 5:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th May 2022, 5:13 pm

The hidden machete was found as part of Operation Sceptre - a national campaign aimed at tackling knife crime.

A spokesperson for the police said: "Through links in the community this machete was recovered from parkland on the Broadfield Estate.

"It had been hidden away and thanks to a member of the public, it was seized before it could be used to cause anyone harm. Thank you and stay safe."

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The machete which was hidden away was recovered from parkland on the Broadfield Estate in Leyland

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