Two females from Bedworth arrested and charged with possession of bladed article and knuckledusters

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,

In handcuffs (Image: Niu Niu/Unsplash)

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.”

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