Teenager arrested after being spotted with a small axe in Lowestoft

Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

Police Officers. Picture: James Bass. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

A teenage boy has been arrested by police after he was seen carrying a small axe in Carlton Colville.

Officers were called at about 6.15pm on Thursday, April 28 to reports that the 17-year old had been seen with the axe.

He was then arrested, on Chaukers Crescent, on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.

The teenager was taken into custody, where he was interviewed, before being bailed to return to police on June 3 – pending further enquiries.

? Police are asking anyone who may have seen the teenager in the area to call officers at Lowestoft by dialling Suffolk Police on 101, quoting crime number 30305/16.

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