14-year-old boy arrested in Exeter for carrying knife
Police arrested a 14-year-old boy in Exeter for carrying a knife and receiving stolen goods, a court has heard.
Exeter magistrates heard the boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was found at Exeter St David's with the knife on November 11 last year without lawful authority. He pleaded guilty to this and to receiving a mobile phone between September and October last year, knowing it to be stolen.
He was referred to a youth offender panel for three months, the knife will be destroyed and there was no order for costs due to his limited means.