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Man arrested for carrying blade in quiet residential street

PUBLISHED: 15:17 14 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:17 14 April 2019

The blade a man arrested in Kings Lynn was found to be carrying. Picture: Norfolk Police

The blade a man arrested in Kings Lynn was found to be carrying. Picture: Norfolk Police

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A man has been arrested after being found in possession of a blade in a residential street in King's Lynn.

The item was found following a stop and search carried out by police on Clifford Burman Close, in a suburb to the north of Kings Lynn, between Gaywood and South Wotton.

The man was arrested for possessing a bladed article.

Norfolk Police recently took part in Operation Sceptre to highlight the risks that carrying a blade can bring, as well as targeting offenders who use and carry knives.

A total of 237 knives were handed in or seized during the week-long initiative, including machetes, samurai swords, daggers, hunting knives and flick knives.

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