A teenager has been charged and remanded for possession of a knife following a chase by the Croydon Crime Squad.

Croydon Met Police said the 16-year-old was chased by police in Thornton Heath on Tuesday, June 27 hours and was arrested for a robbery dated June 5 and possession of points/blades.

He was charged and remanded with possession of points and blades and went to Youth Court today (June 30).

He has been released under investigation for the robbery dated June 5 for further enquiries to be conducted.