Hemel teenager charged with assaulting a police officer and possession of firearm

Police were called to reports of a male with a weapon in Hemel Hempstead

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 3:51 pm

A teenager has been charged with two counts of possession of a firearm - a pepper spray and an imitation firearm - and assaulting a police officer after an incident in Hemel Hempstead on Sunday, July 25.

The 18-year-old was also charged with possession of a class B drug.

Police were called at 3.50pm on Sunday to reports of a male having been seen with a weapon in Hemel Hempstead.

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A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Police said: "Officers, including the armed response unit and dog unit, attended and located three teenagers on Moor End Road who were arrested.

"Cameron, 18, of Livingstone Walk, was arrested and subsequently charged with two counts of possession of a firearm, possession of class B drugs and assault on a police officer.

"A 15- year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of possession with the intent to supply class B drugs, he has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

"A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and theft of motor vehicle, has been released with no further action."