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Man charged with knife offence

A man has been charged with a knife offence following an incident in Fareham over the weekend.

Police were called at 1.07pm on Saturday 6 November with reports of a man with a knife on the High Street.

Officers attended and arrested 52-year-old Ian Hawkins, from Penhale Gardens in Fareham.

He was subsequently charged with possession of a knife in a public place and was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today (8 November).