Three charged with knife possession offences following two separate incidents in Southampton
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We have charged three men in connection with knife possession offences following two separate incidents in Southampton over the weekend.
It was reported to us at 7.10 yesterday evening (Saturday 12 August) that a man in possession of a knife on Oxford Street had been threatening members of the public.
Officers attended and arrested him.
Darryl Ross, 49, of Bournemouth Road in Chandler’s Ford, has been charged with possession of a knife in a public place. He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday 14 August).
Later, officers carrying out proactive enquiries spotted two men acting in a suspicious manner on Oakley Road at approximately 11.40pm.
Both men were searched under Section 1 of the Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and two knives were found.
Dennis Wootton, 18, of Pat Bear Close and Jack Phillips, 20, of Barons Mead, have now been charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place.
They are due to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court on August 30th.