A 17-year-old was caught with a dangerous 20cm blade in a town centre car park.

Officers were alerted to suspicious activity in the John Street Car Park.

After search of the area, the teen was found with a large Bayonet-style knife.  

He was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and possession of an offensive weapon.

PC Alexander Pawlowski said: “This is a fantastic example of Officers and PCSO’s working together to apprehend a suspect.

“We are pleased that this mal e was swiftly located, along with the dangerous weapon, and is now being dealt with in custody.”