Man arrested in Hartlepool after makeshift swords and a baseball bat found in car boot

A man has been arrested after police found weapons in a car in Hartlepool.

Wednesday, 27th October 2021, 2:41 pm
Police seized the weapons, which were found in the car boot.

A white Mercedes Benz was stopped on Elliott Street at around 5:20pm on Tuesday, October 26, after the vehicle was suspected of having no insurance.

The vehicle was seized for having no insurance and was searched.

Officers found a metal baseball bat and three makeshift swords in the boot, which were seized by police.

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A man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and remains in police custody at this time.

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