Teen charged after armed police deployed to reports of male with blade

A teenager has been charged with possessing a knife or bladed weapon in public following an incident in Stoke-on-Trent.

Armed officers were dispatched to Knypersley Road in Norton around 3:10pm on Tuesday (30 July), to reports of a man seen in the street with a bladed weapon. 

The 17 year-old boy from the Stoke-on-Trent area has been bailed to appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre later in the month.

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