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Two arrested and multiple items recovered following stop check in Birkenhead

News   •   Sep 10, 2019 09:10 BST

Items seized following stop check in Birkenhead

We have arrested two men and recovered various items following a stop check in Birkenhead last night, Monday 9 September.

At around 6pm, officers on patrol sighted a Ford Focus on Green Lane, which was followed and stopped on Clifton Crescent. A smell of cannabis was detected and following a search, multiple tools, a knife and cannabis were found.

A 43-year-old man from Tranmere was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft and drug driving
A 39-year-old man from Tranmere was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft, possession of controlled drugs, possession of a bladed article and possession of an offensive weapon

Both men have been taken to police stations for questioning.

Info on suspected theft and burglary where you are? Always call 999 if a crime is in progress, or pass any info to @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, and we’ll take action.