UPDATE: Man sentenced after being found in possession of meat cleaver in Sefton
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UPDATE: Connor McDonald pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 8 weeks in prison.
Original: Officers in Sefton have charged a 22-year-old man from Liverpool after he was found in possession of a bladed article yesterday afternoon (11 November).
After a short foot pursuit, armed officers arrested Connor McDonald, 22, of Caldy Road, Liverpool in the Netherton area.
A meat cleaver style bladed article was also recovered, believed to have been discarded during the pursuit by McDonald.
He was arrested and later charged with the offence and remanded in custody overnight to appear at Sefton Magistrates Court this morning (12 November).
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact us quoting ref: 19100659056.
Alternatively, anyone else that has information on where dangerous weapons are being stored or who might be carrying one should get in touch via social media @MerPolCC, contacting @CrimestoppersUK anonymously or calling 101 #OpTarget