Police arrest teenager on Devon railway station carrying massive machete

British Transport Police shared this picture of the weapon. Credit: British Transport Police

Police seized this massive machete after arresting two teenagers at Newton Abbot train station.

Officers from the British Transport Police discovered the weapon during a stop and search operation on Monday 28th January.

They shared this picture on Twitter:

A spokesman for BTP added: "Officers arrested an 18-year-old man at Newton Abbot station at 10.35pm on 28 January on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon, after he surrendered a machete during a stop and search."

"A 17-year-old man from Bristol was also arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A substance.

"Both men were further arrested on suspicion of being concerned on the supply of class A drugs.

"They have been released on bail while enquiries continue."