Man arrested for carrying large knife near Scarborough

Operation Checkpoint was a show of strength against rural crime.
Operation Checkpoint was a show of strength against rural crime.

A man has been arrested for being in possession of a large knife.

Officers were carrying out patrols on Tuesday night when they stopped a vehicle near Reighton.

A man was searched and found to be in possession of a class B drug. He was issued a road side cannabis warning.

Another man within the same vehicle was arrested at the scene for carrying a large fixed bladed knife. He has been charged to court.