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Man arrested after being caught with huge bag full of weapons

PUBLISHED: 17:20 26 May 2018 | UPDATED: 09:20 27 May 2018

Suffolk police stopped a man who was found with a bag containing several knives and weapons. Photo: NS Roads Policing and Firearms Unit Twitter

Suffolk police stopped a man who was found with a bag containing several knives and weapons. Photo: NS Roads Policing and Firearms Unit Twitter

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A huge cache of weapons was confiscated this afternoon including knives, saws, tools and a baseball bat filled with nails.

Suffolk police stopped a man who was found with a bag containing several knives and weapons. Photo: NS Roads Policing and Firearms Unit TwitterSuffolk police stopped a man who was found with a bag containing several knives and weapons. Photo: NS Roads Policing and Firearms Unit Twitter

Suffolk Police used their stop and search powers in Bury St Edmunds on a man who was carrying a large bag stuffed with the weapons.

The man caught carrying the items was arrested.

Officers tweeted after the successful confiscation of the weapons: “This image shows the importance of effective #stopandsearch. These weapons have been taken off the street.

“Thanks to @BuryStEdsPolice #Teamwork.”

Suffolk police stopped a man who was found with a bag containing several knives and weapons. Photo: NS Roads Policing and Firearms Unit TwitterSuffolk police stopped a man who was found with a bag containing several knives and weapons. Photo: NS Roads Policing and Firearms Unit Twitter

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