Man and teenage boy from Leeds appear in court after class A drugs and knives found at Manchester Victoria station

A man and a teenage boy have appeared in court after class A drugs and knives were found at Manchester Victoria railway station.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 3:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 3:37 pm

Plain clothed officers from British Transport Police’s County Lines Taskforce seized 190 wraps of Class A drugs and two knives after stopping two people at Manchester Victoria station on Tuesday, April 27.

The pair had travelled from Leeds.

The wraps contained heroin and cocaine, with an approximate street value of £3,000.

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A man and teenage boy have appeared in court in relation to drug and weapons offences after travelling from Leeds Station to Manchester Victoria.

Sebastian Matinde, 23, and of Shay Street, Leeds, is charged with possession with intent to supply drugs of Class A status, possession of a bladed article and possession of a drug of Class B status.

A 16-year-old boy is charged with possession with intent to supply drugs of Class A status and possession of a bladed article.

They appeared at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, April 28

They have been remanded in custody until their next appearances.