Multiple arrests for boys including moped theft, burglary and possession of a knife

North East Lincolnshire 29.10.19

Two children have been arrested after officers received a report that a motorbike had been stolen during a burglary at a property in Grimsby . 

We received a report last night Monday 28 October around 9pm that some teenagers had been seen hanging around a moped on Armstrong Street. The bike was believed to have been stolen earlier in the night.

Armstrong street were the arrests took place

When a member of the public approached the group, one of the boys is reported to have swung what’s been described as a blade at him. The man wasn’t injured. 

Officers quickly attended and arrested the two 16-year-olds. 

One of them was arrested on suspicion of the attempted theft of a motor vehicle and possession of a knife. He was also arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop and a section 4 public order offence in relation to an earlier incident. 

The other was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, burglary, and criminal damage.

Both the boys are still in our custody. 

Reference 16/119329/19.

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