A MAN has been arrested after police discovered "offensive weapons" in his possession.

Officers found and stopped the man on Caplethill Road in Paisley just before 11pm last night.

Drugs were also reportedly found.

The 48-year-old was arrested and is set to appear in court at a later date. 

In a statement posted on social media, the force said: "About 10.55pm on January 18 in the area of Caplethill Road, Paisley, police traced a male who was found to be in possession of a quantity of controlled drugs as well as offensive weapons.

"A 48-year-old male was arrested and will appear in court at a later date."