Fishponds teenagers arrested after knife incident at shops

November 01 2021
Fishponds teenagers arrested after knife incident at shops

TWO teenagers from Fishponds have been charged in connection with a disturbance involving knives at a retail park.

The 17-year-old and 15-year-old boys, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were arrested along with two 18-year-old men after an incident at Avonmeads Retail Park on October 17.

Police say they were called to a store at the park at around 3.45pm "after reports of a disturbance involving a number of people with a bladed article".

An Avon and Somerset police spokesperson said no-one had reported being injured in the incident.

The 17-year-old Fishponds boy has been charged with affray and possession of a bladed article.

He was given bail and is due before Bristol Youth Court on December 1.

The 15-year-old boy from Fishponds, was charged with affray and possessing drugs with intent to supply.

He is due to appear at Bristol Crown Court on November 17.

Two men aged 18 have also been arrested. One of them, from Easton, has been charged with affray and possession of a bladed article, while the other has been released under investigation.