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Teenagers arrested on suspicion of possessing knives and drugs after fight in Gillingham

Two teenagers were arrested on suspicion of possessing knives, Class A drugs and criminal property after a fight in a flat in Gillingham.

At least five police patrol cars were called just before 1pm yesterday to reports of a disturbance in Tizard Place, Jeffery Street.

At least five patrol cars were seen in Gillingham. Photo by Gareth Packham
At least five patrol cars were seen in Gillingham. Photo by Gareth Packham

One 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed weapon and affray, and another 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed weapon, suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and suspicion of acquiring, using or possessing criminal property.

Both were charged with the offences and have been remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

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