Two 15-year-old boys wielding machete arrested in Northampton
Two boys spotted with a machete near Northampton train station were later arrested at McDonald's in St James Retail Park.
Police were called at 5.52pm on Saturday, September 28, after receiving a report of two males seen with a machete in Marefair.
They were both later identified at McDonald's in St James’ Retail Park and arrested.
The first 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and possession of an offensive weapon and has been released on bail while enquiries continue.
The second 15-year-old boy was arrested for possession of a class-A drug (cocaine) and possession of a class B drug (cannabis). He was subsequently charged on both counts.
He has been bailed for a hearing at Northampton Magistrates' Court.