Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 24 October 2022
TWO FEMALES have been arrested and charged with possession of bladed articles and knuckledusters in Bedworth, near Nuneaton,
Last Friday (21 October), PCSO 6229 Linda Shepherd who carries out regular patrols across the town, noticed the ‘suspicious’ car was parked up at the B&M Bargains supermarket car park on Newtown Road.
Upon noticing the vehicle, PCSO Shepherd reported it to her colleagues on the Bedworth Response & Bedworth Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT).
Officers subsequently taken a further look at the vehicle, which resulted in them making a total of two arrests.
The first arrest was made on one female who was charged for possession of a bladed article.
The other was charged for possession of a knuckle duster and driving without insurance.
A resident who was in the car park on the day commented on Facebook to thank the force for keeping the community safe.
They said: “Good work. My daughter and I pulled into park as the police were surrounding the car so we made a quick dash into the store as wasn’t sure what was happening, thank you for keeping the community safe”
One Facebook user added: “Let’s hope the magistrate gives them a harsh sentence”.
Another said shown similar thoughts, saying: “What is the world coming to? Hope the courts deal with them accordingly.”