Police seize knuckle duster and gas cannisters in West Bromwich arrest

By Jamie Brassington | West Bromwich | Crime | Published:

One person has been arrested for possession of a knuckle duster in West Bromwich.

The knuckle duster which was seized. Photo: WMP

The male suspect was detained by officers who were on patrol.

West Midlands Police say he was also in possession of nitrous oxide canisters, where were also seized.

The gas cannisters which were seized. Photo: WMP

Officers shared photographs of of a silver-coloured knuckle duster alongside a bag of about 20 silver cannisters.

West Bromwich Police tweeted on Tuesday: "Officers on patrol in West Bromwich town this afternoon have arrested a male who was in possession of a knuckle duster. He was also in possession of nitrous oxide canisters which we seized for his own safety as we suspected misuse. #Offensiveweapon #TalktoFrank #Substancemisuse"

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By Jamie Brassington
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