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‘Potential weapons’ seized from children in South Ribble

Posted on - 17th July, 2021 - 12:42pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, South Ribble News
Numerous potential weapons were seized Pic: South Ribble Police
These items were found on children Pic: South Ribble Police

Numerous tools and potential weapons have been seized on the streets of South Ribble, including from children.

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Officers from South Ribble Police had been conducting Stop Searches in certain hotspots.

The items in the image above were found on children.

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A spokesperson for South Ribble Police said: “The South Ribble Neighbourhood Team have been patrolling hotspot locations and conducting Stop Searches.

“As a result, numerous tools and potential weapons have been removed from the streets. These particular items were found on children, positive action has been taken.”


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