Teenagers allegedly found with knives tucked in their waistbands at train station

Two people have been charged following an assault on Special Constables in Colchester Picture: SARA

Two people have been charged following an assault on Special Constables in Colchester Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Two boys have been arrested and charged after allegedly being found with knives tucked in their waistbands at a railway station.

Special constables from Essex Police and officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) carried out a stop and search on two teenagers, aged 15 and 16, at Dovercourt station, near Harwich, Essex, on Friday, November 2 at 1.30pm.

A spokesman from the BTP said: “Two boys will appear before magistrates after being charged for possession of bladed articles in a public place.

“The charges relate to a stop and search at Dovercourt station on November 2 at 1.30pm.

“The boys, who are both from Essex, will appear at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on December 4.


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“They were released on bail until this date.”

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