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Saturday, 8 May 2021

Man arrested and large quantity of cannabis and knife recovered in Nottingham

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A 26-year-old man has been arrested after officers recovered cannabis and a lock knife in Bulwell.

Nottinghamshire Police’s Knife Crime Team had been tasked to the area when they sighted a car being driven suspiciously at around 4.30pm on Friday (4 September).

Officers stopped the vehicle and found a large amount of cannabis and a lock knife as a result of a stop and search.

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A man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and possession of a bladed article.

He’s been released under investigation as enquiries continue.

Police Constable Ken Tinley from Nottinghamshire Police’s Knife Crime Team said: “We are dedicated to tackling knife crime in Nottinghamshire. We carry out a number of tactics and work with intelligence to uncover anyone who might be involved in the criminality and take these dangerous weapons off the streets.”

“We treat knife crime and drug offences with the utmost severity and work to bring offenders before the courts.”