Teen charged after armed police deployed to reports of male with blade

A teenager has been charged with possessing a knife or bladed weapon in public following an incident in Stoke-on-Trent.

Armed officers were dispatched to Knypersley Road in Norton around 3:10pm on Tuesday (30 July), to reports of a man seen in the street with a bladed weapon. 

The 17 year-old boy from the Stoke-on-Trent area has been bailed to appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre later in the month.

More from Local

Cover art for King Of Wishful Thinking

On Air

Andy Jones playing Go West - King Of Wishful Thinking

Have you tried...