Two youths arrested in Orpington after police see them firing a powerful catapult at birds

Two youths were arrested this morning after police saw them firing a powerful catapult at birds

Two youths were arrested this morning after police saw them firing a powerful catapult at birds

First published in News News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , deputy news editor

Police patrolling in Priory Gardens, Orpington, this morning (March 7) saw two youths firing a powerful catapult at birds.

The incident happened at 9.30am, and when the youths were stopped and searched a quantity of drugs and what was believed to be stolen property was found.

Both were arrested and taken to Bromley police station.

A 16-year-old remains in custody on suspicion of drug offences.

A 17-year-old, arrested on suspicion of being in possession of stolen goods, has been released without charge.

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4:29pm Fri 7 Mar 14

reasonable75 says...

I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police
I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police reasonable75
  • Score: -10

6:08pm Fri 7 Mar 14

white rabbit9 says...

Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.
Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid. white rabbit9
  • Score: 63

7:53pm Fri 7 Mar 14

jaded1 says...

Did they have a dog called Gnasher with them?
Did they have a dog called Gnasher with them? jaded1
  • Score: 21

8:00pm Fri 7 Mar 14

madras says...

ha ha - well and truly nicked. too much to hope for a decent sentence rather than usual rap on the knuckles?
ha ha - well and truly nicked. too much to hope for a decent sentence rather than usual rap on the knuckles? madras
  • Score: 0

8:40pm Fri 7 Mar 14

Marty1979 says...

white rabbit9 wrote:
Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.
And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs?
[quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.[/p][/quote]And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs? Marty1979
  • Score: 1

8:42pm Fri 7 Mar 14

Marty1979 says...

madras wrote:
ha ha - well and truly nicked. too much to hope for a decent sentence rather than usual rap on the knuckles?
More like a caution, community service maybe

That's if it ever gets to court
[quote][p][bold]madras[/bold] wrote: ha ha - well and truly nicked. too much to hope for a decent sentence rather than usual rap on the knuckles?[/p][/quote]More like a caution, community service maybe That's if it ever gets to court Marty1979
  • Score: 0

8:51pm Fri 7 Mar 14

toomush2drink says...

Marty1979 wrote:
white rabbit9 wrote:
Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.
And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs?
He doesnt believe in money so would have been the worst drug dealler ever unless you were a customer.
[quote][p][bold]Marty1979[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.[/p][/quote]And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs?[/p][/quote]He doesnt believe in money so would have been the worst drug dealler ever unless you were a customer. toomush2drink
  • Score: -24

9:50pm Fri 7 Mar 14

white rabbit9 says...

Marty1979 wrote:
white rabbit9 wrote:
Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.
And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs?
No, my ambition was not to become prime minister.
[quote][p][bold]Marty1979[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.[/p][/quote]And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs?[/p][/quote]No, my ambition was not to become prime minister. white rabbit9
  • Score: 29

10:57pm Fri 7 Mar 14

Gypo.Joe says...

white rabbit9 wrote:
Marty1979 wrote:
white rabbit9 wrote:
Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.
And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs?
No, my ambition was not to become prime minister.
You got the vacant position of village idiot. I have to admit though you do excel at your obvious vocation. Well done to you.

THank yOU
[quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Marty1979[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.[/p][/quote]And did you go thieving? Dealing in drugs?[/p][/quote]No, my ambition was not to become prime minister.[/p][/quote]You got the vacant position of village idiot. I have to admit though you do excel at your obvious vocation. Well done to you. THank yOU Gypo.Joe
  • Score: -52

4:17pm Sat 8 Mar 14

goldenbroomboy says...

reasonable75 wrote:
I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police
Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody.
[quote][p][bold]reasonable75[/bold] wrote: I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police[/p][/quote]Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody. goldenbroomboy
  • Score: 0

8:29pm Sat 8 Mar 14

sarfflondonbird says...

goldenbroomboy wrote:
reasonable75 wrote:
I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police
Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody.
Means nothing. They can still say they were fitted up by the police.
[quote][p][bold]goldenbroomboy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]reasonable75[/bold] wrote: I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police[/p][/quote]Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody.[/p][/quote]Means nothing. They can still say they were fitted up by the police. sarfflondonbird
  • Score: 1

8:31pm Sat 8 Mar 14

sarfflondonbird says...

white rabbit9 wrote:
Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.
Had one what...a kid or a catapult? ?
[quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.[/p][/quote]Had one what...a kid or a catapult? ? sarfflondonbird
  • Score: 2

10:50pm Sat 8 Mar 14

reasonable75 says...

sarfflondonbird wrote:
white rabbit9 wrote:
Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.
Had one what...a kid or a catapult? ?
A brain?
[quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white rabbit9[/bold] wrote: Kids will be kids. I had one when I was a kid.[/p][/quote]Had one what...a kid or a catapult? ?[/p][/quote]A brain? reasonable75
  • Score: -29

12:05pm Sun 9 Mar 14

R_U_Serious says...

sarfflondonbird wrote:
goldenbroomboy wrote:
reasonable75 wrote:
I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police
Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody.
Means nothing. They can still say they were fitted up by the police.
Sarcasm detection fail?
[quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]goldenbroomboy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]reasonable75[/bold] wrote: I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police[/p][/quote]Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody.[/p][/quote]Means nothing. They can still say they were fitted up by the police.[/p][/quote]Sarcasm detection fail? R_U_Serious
  • Score: -2

1:22pm Sun 9 Mar 14

paulbexleyheath says...

COME ON NEWSHOPPER ...... PRINT THERE PICTURES SO WE CAN ALL SEE THE PAIR OF ****
COME ON NEWSHOPPER ...... PRINT THERE PICTURES SO WE CAN ALL SEE THE PAIR OF **** paulbexleyheath
  • Score: 11

9:35am Mon 10 Mar 14

the wall says...

paulbexleyheath wrote:
COME ON NEWSHOPPER ...... PRINT THERE PICTURES SO WE CAN ALL SEE THE PAIR OF ****
It's their, not there.

Also how would NS have 'their' photo?
[quote][p][bold]paulbexleyheath[/bold] wrote: COME ON NEWSHOPPER ...... PRINT THERE PICTURES SO WE CAN ALL SEE THE PAIR OF ****[/p][/quote]It's their, not there. Also how would NS have 'their' photo? the wall
  • Score: -77

2:51pm Mon 10 Mar 14

catmantoo says...

There are many documented cases where serial killers and psychopaths have a history of cruelty to animals in earlier life. Lets hope the Police take this offence seriously enough.
There are many documented cases where serial killers and psychopaths have a history of cruelty to animals in earlier life. Lets hope the Police take this offence seriously enough. catmantoo
  • Score: -7

2:22pm Tue 11 Mar 14

sarfflondonbird says...

R_U_Serious wrote:
sarfflondonbird wrote:
goldenbroomboy wrote:
reasonable75 wrote:
I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police
Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody.
Means nothing. They can still say they were fitted up by the police.
Sarcasm detection fail?
Where?
[quote][p][bold]R_U_Serious[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]goldenbroomboy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]reasonable75[/bold] wrote: I expected the poor little darlings were innocent and "fitted up" by the police[/p][/quote]Read the article. One has been released without charge. The other one remains in custody.[/p][/quote]Means nothing. They can still say they were fitted up by the police.[/p][/quote]Sarcasm detection fail?[/p][/quote]Where? sarfflondonbird
  • Score: 0

10:43am Wed 12 Mar 14

ความจริง says...

Catapult ? I used to use an air rifle......
Catapult ? I used to use an air rifle...... ความจริง
  • Score: -22

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