Boy to appear in court charged with possessing a knife

Police caught the driver who had fled his vehicle in Dr Watsons Lane, Kesgrave. Picture: SARAH LUCY

Police caught the driver who had fled his vehicle in Dr Watsons Lane, Kesgrave. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A 17-year-old boy has been charged in connection with burglaries, attempted burglaries and a knife-related disturbance in Clacton.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with two offences of burglary, one of attempted burglary, fraud, two offences of possessing a knife, possession of cannabis and affray.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court today.

It follows incidents between Wednesday, February 5 and Wednesday, February 26.

Another 17-year-old boy arrested in connection with an Essex Police investigation was charged with affray and possession of a knife. He is due to appear at Southend Magistrates' Court on Thursday, March 26.


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He previously attended Colchester Magistrates' Court on Monday, February 24.

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