A MAN has been charged with illegal possession of a knife in Elderslie.

Police arrested the 43-year-old suspect in Lomond Gardens at around 5pm on Saturday, after a member of the public reported observing a man entering an insecure vehicle with a weapon.

The man was allegedly found in the car with a knife, along with some drugs in his possession.

A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

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