Weapons seized as police arrest man and woman in drugs raid

By Ellen Kirwin

Two people have been arrested after police seized weapons and suspected drugs this week.

A man and a woman were arrested on Tuesday, September 14, after officers raided a property on Lordens Road, in Huyton.

During the search a large quantity of white powder, suspected to be Class A drugs, cannabis and drug paraphernalia were seized.

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A number of weapons including a machete and a knuckle duster were also found on the property.

As a result, officers arrested a 21-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man on on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, possession of a class B drug and possession of an offensive weapon.

Man and woman arrested after weapons including knuckle duster and machete seized by police (Merseyside Police)

The pair are currently in custody where they are being questioned by officers.

Knowsley community policing Superintendent Phil Mullally said: "We will always act on community intelligence relating to the distribution of drugs and the possession and use of weapons.

"The people who live in these neighbourhoods are our eyes and ears and I would urge anyone with information to come forward so that we can take positive action to ensure our communities are safe places for everyone to live, work and visit."

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