Beckton teenager charged with drug and knife offences

The teenager was arrested last week (file photo: Ken Mears)

The teenager was arrested last week (file photo: Ken Mears) - Credit: Archant

A teenager from Beckton has appeared in court charged with drug and knife offences.

Police arrested the 16-year-old boy in Woodlands Park, Gravesend, Kent, on Friday.

Following his arrest, he was charged with two counts of possessing a knife, one count of possessing cocaine with intent to supply and one count of possessing heroin with intent to supply.

Yesterday, he appeared at Central and West Kent Youth Combined Court, where he was released on conditional bail.

He will next appear at Medway and North Kent Youth Combined Court on Tuesday, November 7.