A sweep of Luton by specialist gang and gun police officers uncovered drugs, a machete, sword and knife.
Bedfordshire Police's Boson team arrested five teenagers on Thursday August 9.
The operation tackling knife crime and serious youth crime targeted hotspots around the town.
- A 17-year-old boy was found him with a sword hidden in his trousers on Macaulay Road;
- two 18-year-old men were found in possession of a machete and a lock knife in Lewsey Farm;
- and an 18-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were found in possession of class B drugs in Lewsey Farm.