A teenage boy has been charged after a knife and drugs were recovered at West Ham underground station.

British Transport Police officers on patrol at the station at around 4.25pm on Saturday (May 4) saw a person acting suspiciously.

They recovered a knife and some drugs.

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A 17-year-old from Newham was charged with one count of possession of an offensive weapon following the incident.

He was also charged with one count of possession of a controlled drug.

He was further remanded in custody to appear at North London Magistrates Court on Monday (May 6).