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Essex teenager charged with possession of knife and drugs

PUBLISHED: 18:43 27 August 2018 | UPDATED: 18:43 27 August 2018

The teenager was arrested close to Braintree Freeport railway station Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The teenager was arrested close to Braintree Freeport railway station Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A 15-year-old boy has been charged with possession of a knife and drugs after police made an arrest yesterday.

Officers arrested the teenager close to Braintree Freeport railway station yesterday around 11.50am – following reports of suspicious behaviour.

The teen, from Leigh-on-Sea, is due to appear at Chelmsford Youth Court on Friday, September 28.

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