TWO men have been charged with being in possession of knives in Basingstoke.

Officers stopped the BMW in Western Way, South Ham, just before 6.30pm on October 9.

Upon searching the vehicle police found the two occupants to be carrying knives.

Frazer Brabant, 30, of Stag Hill, South Ham and Marvin Charles, 34, of Lister Road, London, have been charged with possession of a knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place.

They are due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on October 11.