Teen hitchhiker had knife, police allege
A TEENAGE hitchhiker has been arrested for being in possession of a knife and drugs.
About 6pm on Tuesday, July 16, police saw a 14-year-old boy hitchhiking on the M1 at Ewingsdale.
The Lennox Head boy was searched and police allegedly found a knife and cannabis.
The boy was arrested and taken to Byron Bay Police Station, where he was charged with having a knife in a public place and possession of a prohibited drug.
He was bailed to appear before Byron Bay Children's Court on Monday, July 22.