Published: 10:58, 23 April 2019
| Updated: 11:00, 23 April 2019
A man has been charged after police found a knife hidden on a bike.
A large blade with a serrated edge was found by plain clothes officers in Maidstone after a man was stopped on a bicycle in Wheeler Street on Thursday.
The knife was discovered concealed in a lock under the saddle.
Police tweeted about the find using the hashtag #LivesNotKnives and #OpSceptre, which targets people carrying weapons.
A man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and possessing a knife in a public place.
Since the incident Rodney Grannum, of Buckland Hill, Maidstone has been charged with possessing a knife in a public place.
The 53-year-old was bailed to appear at Maidstone Magistrates’ Court on Friday, May 10.
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