Woman arrested with large knives in Frenchgate Centre to appear in court

A woman found carrying two large knives in Doncaster’s Frenchgate Centre is to appear in court.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 3:10 pm

The woman, 58, was seized yesterday and charged with two offences of possession of a bladed article to appear at Doncaster Magistrates Court.

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She was arrested during a knife arch operation after police spotted her acting suspicously.

A spokesman for Frenchgate said: “On April 27, South Yorkshire Police conducted a knife arch operation within the Centre. We are fully supportive of this initiative, which has been running for a number of years.”

The woman was arrested in the Frenchgate Centre with two large knives.