This Preston teen who was arrested for burglary the night before their exams was carrying knives and a hammer

The teen was carrying two knives and a screwdriver.
The teen was carrying two knives and a screwdriver.
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A teenager from Preston was carrying weapons when they were arrested for burglary on the eve of their end of year exams.

Lancashire armed response officers and a police dog unit apprehended the youth in Preston last night.

He was also carrying a claw hammer.

He was also carrying a claw hammer.

An officer later tweeted a photograph of the weapons and tools they had seized from the teenager, along with an exam-style caption.

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"Night before an exam do you: A. Revise to better your future prospects. B. Revise because that's what your parents and/teachers tell you to."

Or, joked the police, "C. Take out weapons and tools to burgle and get yourself nicked."

The correct answers, according to the officer, were, "A and B."