Two 15 year old boys arrested over weapon and drug offenses in Eccles

Two 15-year-old boys, were arrested on suspicion of weapon and drug offences. They remain in police custody for questioning.

Another boy was referred to Youth Offending Services after police boarded a bus in Eccles just after midnight this morning report of a disturbance at a store on Church Street

Detective Superintendent Chris Packer, of GMP’s Salford district, said: “I am pleased that we have removed these three knives from our community. We are all well aware of the devastation these weapons can cause.

“This news should build public trust and confidence that Greater Manchester Police is committed to responding to incidents and emergencies to fight, prevent and reduce crime whilst keeping people safe.

“I would like to use this opportunity to highlight that intelligence from members of the public is really important to us and encourage anyone who knows or suspect an individual is carrying a weapon to report it immediately.”

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