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Maidstone: Teenager arrested and pocket knife seized

Officers have arrested a teenager and seized a lock knife just metres away from a police station.

The 19-year-old from the town was detained on suspicion of being involved in supplying controlled drugs and possessing a weapon.

He was held in Palace Avenue at 11.45am yesterday where officers also seized a lock knife.

Police seized the lock knife.
Police seized the lock knife.

The man has since been bailed to return to the police station on Tuesday, December 12.

The arrest was made as part of Operation Raptor, a countywide initiative aimed at preventing and disrupting violent crime and the supply of class A drugs.

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