Teen with knife found behind bushes

Palmerston Park in Southampton city centre <i>(Image: Newsquest)</i>
Palmerston Park in Southampton city centre (Image: Newsquest)

A TEENAGER has been arrested after being found behind bushes with a knife.

Officers on patrol in Above Bar Street followed a group of youths into Palmerston Park at around 4.20pm on Sunday.

One boy was found behind bushes where he was detained.

Officers arrested the 15-year-old from Southampton.

They seized a large knife and a sheath, as well as cannabis.

He has been released on bail while enquiries continue.

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