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Knife and drugs seized after successful stop search in Totton

Officers on routine patrol in Totton have arrested a teenage boy after a successful stop and search in the early hours of this morning (30 March)



Two officers spotted two men acting in a suspicious manner at around 1.30am on Water Lane in Totton.


They were spoken to and detained for the purposes of a search.


A quantity of Class B drugs and a knife were located and seized as a result.


A 16-year-old boy from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug and possession of a bladed article in a public place.


He was later released under investigation, pending further police enquiries.


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If you notice unusual activity in your streets, or you are concerned about someone carrying a knife, please let us know, either by calling 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.