Bromley high street: Arrest after police discover large knife
Officers were called to a mobile phone shop on Bromley High Street after a shop worker refused to sell vapes to three males and he alleged a knife had been seen.
Response officers arrived at the scene and police say that a large group ran away.
However, officer PC O’Donoghue saw a male heading in her direction and she detained him for a search.
A “large knife” was allegedly found in the male’s backpack.
Police say the male was “not connected” to the call.
The male was arrested on suspicion of possession of a point and bladed article and was given bail to return for a Youth Offending Teams referral.
The full statement tweeted by Bromley Town Centre Police read: “Last week officers attended a call to a mobile phone store on the high street, shop worker refused to sell vapes to three males and a knife was seen.
“Response officers arrived and a large group started running away. PC O’Donoghue noticed a male running away heading in her direction.
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“She has swiftly detained the male for a search and found a large knife in his back pack.
“It was confirmed the male was not connected to the call.
“He was arrested for possession of point and bladed article, he was given bail to return for a YOT referral.”
Great work from our team last week! pic.twitter.com/gIbiBZAfNg
— Bromley Town Centre Police (@MPSBromleyTown) April 20, 2023