Police make two drug swoops in Doncaster and find a man with a knuckle duster

Officers from Doncaster Central Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a warrant in Balby yesterday (Monday) morning.

Tuesday, 27th July 2021, 11:36 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th July 2021, 11:44 am

A 54-year-old woman was given a police caution after being found to be growing a small amount of cannabis plants.

The electricity meter had been bypassed and has now been made safe, the electricity company will be pursuing the money owed.

In a separate incident a 23-year-old man was arrested in Balby on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs and possession of an offensive weapon.

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He was stop searched by officers who saw him acting suspiciously in a park and found to be in possession of a knuckle duster and what is suspected to be controlled drugs.

Also yesteday, officers in the town centre arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of three assaults and also breaching a Public Space Protection Order.

A spokesman said: “He remains in custody and will be interviewed when he is sober.”

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