Teenager facing firearms charges after moped is stolen in Southwark

A teenager is facing firearms charges after an incident where a moped was stolen.

A 17-year-old boy from Southwark was charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition on Monday.

He appeared via video link at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday where he was bailed to appear at Woolwich Crown Court on August 10.

The charges relate to an incident which took place on Sunday, July 12 involving the robbery of a moped in Lowth Road, Lambeth earlier that day.

The teenager was released under investigation pending further enquiries, and the moped was returned to the owner.

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