Man caught with arsenal of deadly weapons in park

Police caught a man in a park carrying enough bladed weapons to start a small war '“ his cache included a metal club, fighting stick, razor wire, axes and 11 knives.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 15th December 2017, 12:39 pm
Updated Friday, 15th December 2017, 12:58 pm
Mate was caught with fighting sticks and a host of other weapons
Mate was caught with fighting sticks and a host of other weapons

Lajos Mate (44), 50 Stewart Road, Falkirk, was stopped by officers in Victoria Park, Thornhill Road, Falkirk with the offensive weapons.

Appearing at a summary trial at Falkirk Sheriff Court yesterday, he was found guilty of being in possession of one metal club, two fighting sticks, a quantity of razor wire, three axes and 11 knives on April 3.

He was fined £300.