Officers took part in a planned warrant this morning (Friday 20 September), in Hattersley following a number of knife-enabled incidents. A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of possession of Class B drugs and remains in custody.
In Central Manchester officers took part in a weapons sweep on Thursday 19 September and recovered a pair of scissors in Piccadilly Gardens that have been safely disposed of.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article following a routine stop and search operation in Rochdale.
A 50-year-old woman has been arrested and charged for being in possession of a bladed article in Rochdale. She is due to appear at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 10 October.