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Baseball bat and knife taken off Norwich streets after arrests

PUBLISHED: 06:57 25 September 2019 | UPDATED: 06:57 25 September 2019

Weapons seized by police in Norwich after arrests by Operation Moonshot City team. PIC: Norwich Police Twitter.

Weapons seized by police in Norwich after arrests by Operation Moonshot City team. PIC: Norwich Police Twitter.

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Police have arrested three men in Norwich for a variety of offences, including possession of a knife and baseball bat.

Officers from Norwich's Operation Moonshot City team made the arrests after offenders were stopped on roads in the city.

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A baseball bat and knife were recovered as part of one of the arrests where the driver had no insurance.

There were also arrests made for drug driving and possession of a class B drug and for drug driving.

Officers publicised details of the arrests on Norwich Police's Twitter account, tweeting: "3 males taken into custody today for a variety of offences after being stopped on our roads. ️1. No insurance, bladed article and offensive weapon 2. Drug driver and possession of Class B 3. Drug driver #opmoonshotcity #zerotolerance #proactive #teamwork."

The Operation Moonshot City team was launched in November last year.


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