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Teenage boy arrested in Grantham for possession of machete and drugs found in property




A 15-year-old boy in Grantham has been arrested after being found in possession of a machete.

Police attended a property in Cambridge Street on Monday afternoon and also found a substance believed to be cocaine.

Two teenage boys aged 15 and 16 were at the property along with a 43-year-old man.

A teenager was arrested after being found in possesion of a machete.(43868120)
A teenager was arrested after being found in possesion of a machete.(43868120)

The 15-year-old was also found in possession of a machete.

All three were arrested on suspicion of being involved in the supply of a Class A drug and have been released on bail as officers continue to investigate.

They have been released on bail and officers continue to investigate.

Detective inspector Andrew Wright-Lakin said: “We will always act when we believe a property is being used for an illegal activity.

"We continue to remove as many weapons as we possibly can from Grantham and the wider county under Operation Raptor – our force’s ongoing drive to take them out of circulation.

"By doing so we reduce the chances of them being used to incite fear, create violence or in other crimes including those involving drugs.”

If you have information about the supply or production of drugs, please contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or make a report to CrimeStoppers, online or by calling 0800 555 111, if you wish to remain anonymous.

If you’ve been the victim of crime, support is available, whether you have reported the crime to the police or not. Victim Lincs provide free, confidential advice and guidance, as well as access to specialist emotional support services. Visit victimlincs.co.uk or call 01522 947510 Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm.



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