Girl, 12, approached by boy with knife in Castle Vale park - The Solihull Observer

Girl, 12, approached by boy with knife in Castle Vale park

Solihull Editorial 28th Mar, 2019 Updated: 28th Mar, 2019   0

A GIRL, 12, was allegedly approached by a boy with a knife in a Castle Vale park after multiple reports of youths with weapons.

A boy, 14, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a bladed article in a public space.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Police are investigating after a 12-year-old girl was approached by a boy with a knife in a park off Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, at around 12.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, March 26).

“He was verbally abusive but she walked away unharmed.




“Officers also attended separate reports of youths with weapons in the park around 3.30pm yesterday.

“A knife was recovered and a 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of having a bladed article in a public place.


“He has been released under investigation as enquiries continue and also referred to the youth offending service.

“Anyone with information to contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote crime reference number 20BE/73671B/19.”

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