Armed police arrest teenage boy, 17, on weapon and drugs charges in Hemel Hempstead estate

A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with carrying a knife and cannabis after an incident at a Hemel Hempstead estate.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 11:15 am
Updated Monday, 13th January 2020, 11:33 am

At around 10.20pm on Tuesday, January 7, police received reports of a possible stabbing in Chaulden House Gardens.

Specialist officers from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Armed Policing Unit rushed to the scene, alongside local units and found a man in possession of a knife.

The man was detained and the knife was seized.

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Extensive enquiries were carried out but no victim was located and no further reports have been received to date. Investigations are ongoing at this time.

> A 17-year-old boy from Hemel Hempstead has been charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place and possession of a controlled class B drug (cannabis).

He has been bailed to appear before court on Wednesday, January 29.