Police in Leeds seize huge blades from man "acting suspiciously"

This shocking photograph shows a trio of weapons found on a Leeds man by police.

Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 11:45 am

Officers from Leeds North East team were on patrol when they attended a report of a man acting suspiciously.

This man was searched and the knives shown were found in a bag he was carrying.

He has now been charged with possession of these weapons, police said.

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Leeds North East team seized these weapons

Leeds residents praised the officers work in removing the blades from the streets.

One said: "Well done to those that rang the police and the officers that attended the response of the call.

"Good result all round."

Another added: "If ever there was an argument for stop and search this is it. Absolutely no excuse to even manufacture these things.

"Should be banned and issued under licence."