Preston teenager arrested after weapons were found in rucksack in Blackpool

A teenager from Preston has been arrested after a number of weapons were found in a rucksack in Blackpool.

Yesterday, officers were out on foot patrol on Kent Road in Blackpool and were made aware of a male who had left a rucksack on a nearby road.

After locating the rucksack on Bethesda Road, officers discovered three machetes, an axe, and a lock knife inside.

Officers soon located the male and, when searched, was found in possession of a lock knife. He was arrested for possession of a bladed article.

The male, 17, from Preston, has been taken into custody.

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