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Boys and a woman arrested after knives carried in a Beeston play park

Two teenage boys and a woman have been arrested after knives were reportedly spotted on a park.

Two knives were seized from a house after reportedly being seen being carried around the park by two teenagers.

The boys, aged 15 and 16, were arrested for possession of a bladed article, following the incident on Dovecote Lane Recreation Ground, Beeston, on Saturday (12 March 2022).

After seizing the knives, a 35-year-old woman was arrested for affray and causing criminal damage.

She was then also arrested for police assault after an officer was injured.

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All three suspects have been bailed with conditions as enquiries continue.

Inspector Andy Wilson, of Nottinghamshire police, said: “It should go without saying but carrying a knife is very dangerous and there is never an excuse to have one in your possession in a public place.

“We take all reports of knife crime extremely seriously and will continue to act quickly to resolve any incidents involving knives in a safe manner.

“I would urge anyone with any additonal information about this incident – or about anyone else who may be in possession of a knife – to call us on 101, quoting number 516 of 12 March 2022.”

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