A DRUNK motorist who was driving around the county with several dangerous weapons in his car has been arrested.

It was also discovered that the driver, who caught the attention of tactical operation officers overnight, was wanted on recall to prison.

A Lancashire police spokesman said: “One on the way to the cells after attracting out attention.

“Turns out the driver was drunk, driving the car on false plates and had a nasty collection of weapons on board.

“The driver was also wanted for a recall to prison so will be heading back to HMP.”