Man arrested after axe found in car during suspected Wolverhampton drug deal

By David Cosgrove | Pendeford | News | Published:

Armed police foiled a suspected drug deal in Wolverhampton – and then arrested a man after an axe was found in a car.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested

Officers broke up the suspected deal in The Covert, Pendeford just before 3am today.

Police had received information about a group of men 'acting suspiciously' around a Seat Leon.

A 25-year-old man, from Wolverhampton, was found in the car and an axe discovered behind the driver’s seat, while a small quantity of cannabis was also recovered.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and drugs possession.

Wolverhampton Police posted on Twitter: "Our officers broke up a suspected drug deal in Pendeford at 3am today – and arrested a man after an axe was found in the back of a car.

"Armed police were deployed to The Covert where the 25-year-old was detained on suspicion of possessing drugs and an offensive weapon."

David Cosgrove

By David Cosgrove
Chief Reporter - @davidcosgrove_


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