Investigation launched after dangerous weapons and drugs found in car in Peterborough

Police have launched an investigation after they seized a number of dangerous weapons and drugs from a car in Peterborough yesterday (July 8).

Thursday, 8th July 2021, 3:20 pm
A knife, knuckle duster and cannabis found in a car in Werrington.

A suspicious vehicle was spotted in Werrington by officers speeding off down a side road, with the occupants then making a quick exit.

Police then search the car and found a knife, knuckler duster and cannabis.

An investigation has since been launched.

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A knife, knuckle duster and cannabis found in a car in Werrington.

A statement from Cambridgeshire Police said: “A suspicious vehicle being driven in the Werrington area caught the attention of our neighbourhood officers after it sped down a side road, with its occupants making a quick exit and disappearing.

“Upon looking through the windows, we saw a knife in the car, prompting a search of the vehicle.

“In addition to the knife, a knuckle duster and cannabis were also found in the vehicle, resulting in a crime being raised and an investigation launched.

“Reporting information to us, even if it’s just a hunch, can prevent a crime from happening – to share your concerns about knife crime in your area, follow this link: https://bit.ly/3qR2oLu.”