Offensive weapon seized following drug arrests in Burnley

Police in Burnley seized an offensive weapon following the arrest of two men for suspected drug offences.

Officers from the Burnley Taskforce arrested the two men in the Colne Road area on Tuesday night.

A police spokesman said: "Upon carrying out searches officers located numerous items including a weapon, which no doubt would have caused serious injury if used. Both men are currently in custody and will be interviewed in due course.

"We will continue to target people involved in the supply of drugs to keep our community safe."

The seized weapon