Teenagers arrested after police find knives and cannabis in Worle

Steven Paul Craig, aged 57, of Brailsford Crescent in York, has been charged with murdering Jacqueline Kirk. 

Steven Paul Craig, aged 57, of Brailsford Crescent in York, has been charged with murdering Jacqueline Kirk. - Credit: Archant

Two teenagers have been arrested in Worle for drug offences and possessing offensive weapons.

A 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were apprehended by Avon and Somerset police after they ran away from officers who were conducting patrols in the area.

Two knives and a significant quantity of cannabis were seized in the incident, which took place Tuesday July 6. 

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset police said: “Two teenagers were arrested in Worle on suspicion of possessing class B drugs with intent to supply and possessing offensive weapons.

“A 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were apprehended after they made off from officers conducting proactive patrols of the area.

“Two knives and a significant quantity of cannabis were also seized.

“Both have subsequently been released on bail while further enquiries take place.”

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