Boy, 14, arrested after knife found on bus in Tower Hamlets

Officers from Tower Hamlets tweeted a picture of the knife. Pic credit: Twitter@MPSTowerHam

Officers from Tower Hamlets tweeted a picture of the knife. Pic credit: Twitter@MPSTowerHam - Credit: Archant

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after police discovered a passenger carrying this knife on a bus in Tower Hamlets.

https://twitter.com/MPSTowerHam/status/919851891659558912

An off-duty police officer alerted his colleagues after he noticed the knife fall out of a bag being carried by a passenger on a bus yesterday evening.

Officers from Tower Hamlets Police uploaded the image of the knife on social networking website Twitter and praised their colleague for his bravery.