A MAN was arrested after police searched two properties and a vehicle on Monday (October 2).

Officers in Prescot searched two addresses and a vehicle yesterday.

A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of motoring, drug and weapon offences.

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In a statement, officers said: "The Knowsley Response & Patrol Team, together with the Knowsley Targeted Team, searched two addresses and a vehicle in Prescot yesterday (Monday).

"A 48-year-old man was arrested (on suspicion of) driving, drug and weapon offences.

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"You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at https://orlo.uk/4pnHu".