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Police uncover weapons during Ribbleton drugs raids

Posted on - 16th April, 2019 - 4:57pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
What police found during the Moor Nook raids Pic: Preston Police
What police found during the Moor Nook raids Pic: Preston Police

Raids in Moor Nook saw weapons uncovered by police.

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Preston Police sent armed officers into the two addresses and uncovered a cache of weapons including an imitation firearm.

It was part of drugs raids by police in Ribbleton.

They uncovered a number of knives, hammers, golf clubs and a hatchet. All the items were concealed within the property.

The imitation gun found in the raids Pic: Preston Police
The imitation gun found in the raids Pic: Preston Police

One man has been arrested as a result of the raids on Tuesday (16 April) morning. He has been released pending further investigation.

A spokesman for police said: “The execution of these warrants comes as a result of the information we gather from members of the public in relation to addresses that are affecting their community the most. We could not have done this without your assistance.”

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