Woman charged after knife found in handbag in Norwich

Norwich Police seized this knife from a woman in the city on Saturday. Credit: Norfolk Police

Norwich Police seized this knife from a woman in the city on Saturday. Credit: Norfolk Police - Credit: Archant

A woman is due in court after police seized a knife with a 30cm blade found in a handbag following a stop and search in Norwich.

Norwich Police tweeted on Saturday that intelligence from a member of the public led to them stopping a woman, 43.

The officers from the Norwich East Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) found a 30cm silver blade.

They shared an image of the blade with the tweet - branding it a 'nasty weapon'.

The tweet said: "Another particularly nasty weapon off our streets tonight.


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"Public-provided intelligence led to Norwich East SNT officers stop-searching a female, 43, and finding this in her handbag.

"She's currently awaiting interview."

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It has since emerged that the person has been charged in connection with the offence and remanded to Norwich Magistrates Court on Monday (June 24).

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