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Weapons: The 21 streets where people were recently reported to Doncaster police for carrying weapons

Police received more than 20 reports of people carrying weapons in Doncaster in the last month for which figures are available.

Sunday, 9th May 2021, 8:43 am

And these are the Doncaster streets where the incidents were reported.

The incidents are for reports to police of possession of weapons in March, and this gallery shows the streets named in police crime maps as having the highest number of complaints ‘in or around’ them.

The category of possession of weapons includes ‘possession of a weapon, such as a firearm or knife’, according the the crime maps.

They accounted for 24 complaints to South Yorkshire Police in Doncaster as a whole during March 2021, according to police crime maps for the month.

Of those, 15 reports were in the Doncaster Central district, seven were reported in Doncaster West and two were reported in Doncaster East.

Our gallery reveals the roads in Doncaster that had reports of incidents ‘in or around them’ over the month.

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