A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and drugs offences in Trafford Park.

Officers were called at 7.20am yesterday morning, May 18, after concerns were raised by a member of the public who had seen a car parked on the banks of the Bridgewater Canal, off Thomas Street.

Officers attended and arrested the 56-year-old man who is currently being questioned in custody.

Enquiries are continuing.