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Ashton-on-Ribble man wearing body armour and carrying weapons arrested

Posted on - 24th April, 2024 - 1:52pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Bridge Road, Ashton-on-Ribble. Pic: Google Earth
Bridge Road, Ashton-on-Ribble. Pic: Google Earth

Preston Police arrested a man found to be carrying weapons in the early hours of yesterday morning (23 April).

Officers stopped a man on Bridge Road, Ashton-on-Ribble at 3:51am during Tuesday.

Three knives and a baseball bat were seized and the man was also wearing body armour.

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The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a bladed article.

He has since been bailed with conditions pending further investigation.

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