Teen charged with possession of knife in public and going equipped to steal

PUBLISHED: 16:08 05 June 2020 | UPDATED: 16:11 05 June 2020

The 15-year-old was caught in possession of a knife in Henry Street, Wisbech on June 4. Picture: Google Maps

The 15-year-old was caught in possession of a knife in Henry Street, Wisbech on June 4. Picture: Google Maps

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A teenager from the Fens has been arrested and charged with possession of a knife in public and going equipped to steal.

The 15-year-old boy from Wisbech was found in Henry Street in the Fenland town during the early hours of Thursday, June 4 with the weapon.

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The teen, who cannot be named for legal reason, was arrested at the scene and is currently on bail, set to appear at Huntingdon Youth Court on July 15.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: “A 15-year-old boy from Wisbech has been charged with carrying a knife after he was arrested in the early hours of June 4.

“The boy was arrested in Henry Street, Wisbech, and has since been charged with possession of a knife in a public place and going equipped to steal.

“He has been bailed with restrictions to appear at Huntingdon Youth Court on July 15.”


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