Police arrest 13-year-old West Yorkshire teen carrying huge kitchen knife

Police arrested a 13-year-old West Yorkshire teen for carrying a huge kitchen knife.

Monday, 17th August 2020, 4:45 pm

On August 9, officers from Operation Jemlock - a unit tackling knife crime - attended a report of a teenager carrying a knife.

The officers in Huddersfield stopped and searched the 13-year-old.

The teen was found to be carrying a large kitchen knife.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise


He was hiding the knife inside his jacket pocket, police said.

The teen was arrested.

Operation Jemlock tweeted: "#OpJemlock officers at #Huddersfield attend a report of a male carrying a knife.

"A 13yo male is stopped and searched. He is found to be carrying a large kitchen knife which he was hiding in his inside jacket pocket resulting in his arrest.


A message from the Editor: Leeds has a fantastic story to tell - and the Yorkshire Evening Post has been rooted firmly at the heart of telling the stories of our city since 1890. We believe in ourselves and hope you believe in us too. We need your support to help ensure we can continue to be at the heart of life in Leeds. Subscribe to our website and enjoy unlimited access to local news and information online and on our app. With a digital subscription, you can read more than 5 articles, see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Click here to subscribe. For more details on our newspaper subscription offers click here.

Thank you

Laura Collins