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Boy arrested after Melton foot chase by police

A 16 year old boy was arrested on Friday evening following a foot chase on Saxby Road in Melton.

The arrest was part of Leicestershire Police's involvement in the nationwide campaign Operation Sceptre which focuses on the dangers of knives.

Officers from Melton Police station chased the suspect along Saxby Road on foot. Photo: NEMM File Photo

A spokesperson for the Force said: "This arrest was part of the Op Sceptre operation which was running last week – a 16-year-old boy was arrested in Saxby Road Melton on Friday (17 May).


He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed weapon, possession of a controlled class B drug, concerned in the supply of class A drugs and fraud."

Police confirmed that the boy was released on bail pending further enquiries.


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