A MAN from Cardross has been charged with the alleged possession of cannabis and a knife.

Police were called out to a report of a man "lying down" near to Cardross railway station just after 7pm on Wednesday, May 15.

Officers attended and found a 29-year-old male from the village allegedly under the influence of an illicit substance.

The man was detained and searched, resulting in the alleged discovery of the drug and weapon.

A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

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