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Skelmersdale Police target knife crime make arrest

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Whilst working in Old Skem earlier this week officers from the recently formed South Target Team stopped/searched and subsequently arrested a 16yr old boy for possession of an offensive weapon, criminal damage and resist arrest. The team were in Skem to specifically target knife crime, they will continue to conduct patrols in the coming weeks and anyone found in possession of offensive weapons will be dealt with robustly!

A mixture of uniformed and plain clothes officers the South Target Team is dedicated to targeting emerging threats, organised crime and issues affecting local communities. Police rely on your assistance and intelligence so please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or 101 to report any concerns.

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