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Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Teenager charged with weapons offence after knife crime incident

A knife and a hammer were recovered by police after a man suffered minor injuries to his hand and torso.

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A 19-year-old man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today charged in connection with a weapons offence.

George Redfern, of Kilton Road, Worksop, is charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

The charge relates to an incident that is alleged to have happened in Bridge Place, Worksop at around 11.35pm on Saturday 19 September.

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A knife and a hammer were recovered by police after a man suffered minor injuries to his hand and torso.

Redfern was remanded in custody pending his court appearance today.

Detective Sergeant David Prest, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Nottinghamshire Police takes knife crime very seriously and we will thoroughly investigate any incident reported to the force.

“If you are a victim of knife crime or witness something suspicion in your area, please do not hesitate to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or in an emergency, dial 999.”