Man caught with sword hidden down his trousers on Telford steet

By Rob Smith | Dawley | Crime | Published:

A man was arrested in Telford today after police found him with a Samurai-style sword hidden down his trousers.

The sword confiscated by police. Photo: @LpptNWestMercia

The man was arrested in King Street, Dawley, this morning, and the katana sword was confiscated.

Officers tweeted: "Just arrested a male on King Street Dawley with this Samurai sword down his trousers. #police #Protect @TelfordPatrol."

Later today police said that the man had been charged with possessing a bladed article and remanded to appear at court.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.


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