Boy, 13, sentenced for knife offence in Cornwall – Cornwall Live

A 13-year-old has been sentenced for carrying a knife through a Cornish town.

The teenager recently appeared at Truro Magistrates’ Court for sentence having been found guilty at a trial.

Although there is no order in place preventing him from being named, CornwallLive has decided not to identify the individual.

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At the trial magistrates ruled that the teen was in possession of a kitchen knife in Commercial Road on February 7 in Penryn.

Following the conviction a youth rehabilitation order was made.

The defendant must now complete 12 hours of indirect reparation to be considered appropriate in this case, consisting of four sessions of three hours, over four days with a responsible officer.

The defendant must also pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £22 and costs of £200 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

The knife has been forfeited and destroyed.

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