Hatfield teen had knife at station

PUBLISHED: 09:00 24 February 2018

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A Hatfield teenager has been convicted of having a knife in a public place.

The youth had the knife with him when he was at Finsbury Park Station on January 7.

He was unable to give a reasonable excuse for possession of the item.

The teenager was convicted at North London Youth Court on January 22 and sentenced at St Albans Youth Court on February 2.

He was given a rehabilitation order.

He must take part in a reparation activity for 12 days and attend appointments with a responsible officer.

The youngster was also ordered to pay victim services £20 and court costs of £85.

The knife was forfeited to be destroyed.

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