'This behaviour will not be tolerated': Police urge parents to check for knives after boy arrested in Lancashire

A boy was arrested for carrying a knife after youths were caught "causing a nuisance and swearing" outside a supermarket in Lancashire.

By Sean Gleaves
Monday, 6th December 2021, 8:05 pm
Updated Monday, 6th December 2021, 8:06 pm

Onlookers called 999 after a group of kids were spotted "causing a nuisance" outside the Asda store in School Street, Darwen this evening (December 6).

One boy was arrested for possession of a bladed article after police arrived at the scene.

He was sent to reflect on his behaviour at a detention centre, officers said.

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Police issued a warning to parents after a boy was caught with a knife in Lancashire (Credit: Lancashire Police)

A spokesman for Lancashire Police added: "This sort of behaviour will not be tolerated.

"Please ensure your children are behaving when in public and do not carry knives."

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