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Large machete style knife found on man detained by Preston city centre door staff

Posted on - 3rd July, 2022 - 8:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston City Centre, Preston News
The machete style knife found on the man Pic: Preston Police
The weapon was found on the man Pic: Preston Police

A man has been arrested after he was found to be in possession of a large machete style knife in Preston city centre.

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Officers from Preston Taskforce responded to reports of the man being detained by door staff yesterday (Saturday 2 July).

After the knife was discovered, the man was arrested at the scene.

Read more: Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

A Preston Police spokesperson said: “The male is spending his Sunday hangover in our B and B.

“Preston Taskforce will continue to target those who think it’s acceptable to carry weapons in Preston.

If you have any information, contact npt-taskforcepreston@lancashire.police.uk.


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