Harlow teenager fined £20 for twice being in possession of knife

A FOURTEEN-year old from Harlow has pled guilty to two charges of being in possession of a knife.

The youth, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pled guilty at Chelmsford Magistrates Court to the following.

On 15/04/2018 at Harlow had with you, without good reason or lawful authority, in a public place Waterhouse Moor, Harlow an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed, namely Two Black Handled Knives with three and a half inch blades.

On 16/05/2018 at Harlow, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, had with you in a public place, namely TILLWICK ROAD, an offensive weapon, namely a small fixed blade knife

The youth was made subject to a youth rehabilitation order and fined £20.00

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3 Responses to "Harlow teenager fined £20 for twice being in possession of knife"

  1. jarrett   August 11, 2018 at 2:18 pm

    20 quid eh,that will teach him.

  2. MickyB77   August 12, 2018 at 5:43 am

    You’re right jarrett. That’ll make them think twice. Are our magistrates really up to speed, or on it ?

  3. Maverick   August 12, 2018 at 2:45 pm

    And there is the problem. £20 is really such a deterrent little wonder young people are no longer afraid to carry offence weapons or commit crimes.

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