Teenager charged after knife found in Dagenham road

This knife was recovered by Barking and Dagenham police in Padnell Road,

This knife was recovered by Barking and Dagenham police in Padnell Road, - Credit: Barking and Dagenham MPS

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with possession of a knife and class B drugs.

The youth, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with the two offences after being arrested by police in Padnell Road, Dagenham, on June 1 at 7.20pm.

He will appear at Barkingside Youth Court on June 21 after being bailed.