A YATE teenager is due to appear in court today Wednesday, to face drug and knife charges. 

He is due to appear alongside two men at Bristol Magistrates Court.

They face charges bought after officers seized heroin and crack cocaine, three knives, more than £1,600 in cash and a suspected stolen bicycle in Bristol on Tuesday.

Jaredel Comrie, aged 20, of East Grove, Montpelier, Bristol and a 17-year-old boy from Yate are both charged with:
• possessing a knife in public
• possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply
• possessing cannabis 
• acquire/use/possess criminal property.

Rioul Scharschmidt, aged 21, of Sherwell Road, Brislington, Bristol was charged with possessing a knife in public.

Neighbourhood Inspector Chris Green said: "Communities in Bristol want us to tackle knife and drug crime and we'll continue to take robust action against anyone found carrying a knife."