A woman who was allegedly carrying drugs and weapons while riding a bicycle in Wollongong will face court later this month.
Members of the public reported the woman was acting suspiciously on a bicycle on Point Street at Bulli about 5.30pm on Wednesday.
Wollongong police attended the area and spoke with the woman who had reportedly been looking into homes.
During a search, police allegedly located drugs – believed to be cannabis and ice – two knives and a pair of knuckle dusters.
The items were seized for forensic analysis purposes.
The 28-year-old woman was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for the offences of possess prohibited drugs, custody of knife in a public place and possess a prohibited weapon and is due to appear at Wollongong Local Court on August 28.
Wollongong Police District, Chief Inspector Jim Fryday said this arrest reinforces the importance of members of the public reporting suspicious activity to police.
“Officers are unable to provide help if we are not informed," Chief Inspector Fryday said.
“There are numerous ways to report these matters including the Crime Stoppers hotline, your local police station and in a life-threatening emergency; Triple 0.”