Police seize “potentially lethal” samurai sword
Police got a sharp surprise when they seized a “potentially very lethal” samurai sword at a Yalgoo property.
Acting sergeant Brigham Dennison said police were conducting inquiries for a different matter on March 27 when residents expressed fears a man at the home was inebriated and could use the sword.
“I thought it would be a replica, but no, this is a sharp samurai sword and in the wrong hands it could have been potentially very lethal,” he said.
He said he had never seen such a weapon in Yalgoo, confirming that it had been brought into the town by the owner from “somewhere else.”
Police have not yet determined what charges will be laid.
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