Two teenagers have been arrested in Hatfield after police received reports males in possession of knives.

Officers responded to the reports last night at Happy Valley Chinese Takeaway in High View, with a 16-year-old and 17-year-old arrested.

Both remain in custody at this time.

"Residents may have noticed a police presence in south Hatfield last night," read a tweet from Welwyn Hatfield police.

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"We were responding to a report of males in possession of knives at Happy Valley in High View.

"We’re pleased to let you know that two suspects have been arrested and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

"Two teenage boys from Hatfield, aged 16 and 17, remain in custody at this time."