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Two teenagers arrested and knives recovered after Dagenham house party

PUBLISHED: 07:43 22 June 2015 | UPDATED: 07:43 22 June 2015

Three large knives have been recovered and two people arrested as police responded to a fight following a private house party attended by 200-300 people in Dagenham.

Three large knives have been recovered and two people arrested as police responded to a fight following a private house party attended by 200-300 people in Dagenham.

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Two teenagers were arrested and three large knives recovered after a house party in Dagenham.

Police in Barking and Dagenham were called to Oxlow Lane shortly after 11pm on Saturday, June 20, following reports of a large fight in the street,

Officers attended and recovered three large knives, scissors and a quantity of cannabis from a “very large and unpredicatable crowd”.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon, and a 15-year old boy was arrested for assault on police.

Both were taken to an east London police station where they remain.

There are no reported injuries.

The fight is believed to have taken place following a large private house party.

Inspector Jason O’Donohue, from Barking and Dagenham said: “Three large knives were recovered by my officers today as they worked to disperse a very large and unpredictable crowd following a private house party. By getting these knives off the street when they did, my officers have helped save lives and prevent another needless tragedy.”

Anyone with information regarding the fight is urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.


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