Police take "Rambo-style" knife off 16 year old in Blackpool's South Shore

Police removed this knife from a teenage boy in Blackpool after he was seen with it in the town's South Shore area.

Sunday, 11th July 2021, 9:24 am
Updated Sunday, 11th July 2021, 9:26 am
The knife removed from 16 year old in by police in Blackpool

Officers said they received reports that the youth was "flashing the handle" of what was believed to be a knife in the area around Watson Road Park.

The incident occurred at around 5pm yesterday (Saturday July 10), when officers attended the scene.

A police spokesman said: "On arrival of the officers, a male matching the description, was seen running from the park.

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"A 16 year old male was located nearby and arrested after a Rambo style knife was located.

"This is a timely reminder for parents or guardians to know where their children are and to educate them on the dangers of carrying a knife."