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2 ARRESTED AFTER CROSSBOW, AIR GUN AND KNIFE FOUND IN CAR


2 men from Cornwall have been arrested on suspicion of numerous offences after a crossbow, air gun, a knife and Class A drugs were discovered in a vehicle on the outskirts of Newport last night (Tuesday).

Officers stopped a red Vauxhall Vectra on Parkhurst Road shortly after 19:30. When they searched the vehicle a number of weapons were found including a knife, a crossbow and an air gun.

A 25-year-old man and a 17-year-old man, both from Cornwall, were arrested at the roadside on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm, possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a controlled class A drug and being concerned in the supply of a class A drug.

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The duo remain in custody at this time and the vehicle has been seized.

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Neil
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Neil

Let’s hope this is a warning to all the drug taking scum that it’s wrong. As for the weapons, they should be charged with intent to threaten. Crush the car and sentence them.

Sheena warder
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Sheena warder

Well they didn’t come here to enjoy cowes week did they?? Scum bags.arrest them.charge them then put them behind bars!!!

john Anderson
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john Anderson

Is it still on going

J W
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J W

Did the police get a tip off from someone ??

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