Metropolitan Police : Twin bladed weapon seized by Violent Crime Taskforce
Having seized knives, drugs and a firearm from the capital's streets this weekend, detectives from the Met's newly formed Violent Crime Taskforce are continuing their work this week.
At around 18:00hrs on Monday, 16 April, a man was arrested in Waltham Forest, N17 having been stopped by Violent Crime Taskforce officers on proactive patrols.
Upon being searched, the 24-year-old man was found to be in possession of a twin bladed weapon.
The knife was seized and the man was taken into custody at an east London police station.
Inspector Peter Moxham, form the Violent Crime Taskforce, said: 'Quite often, we are patrolling in undercover vehicles and dressed in plain clothes - just because you cannot see us, does not mean we are not around.'
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