Drugs found during house search in Sheffield as officers look for 'dangerous dogs'

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Police officers investigating reports that banned breeds of dogs may have been kept at a house in Sheffield found drugs at the property.

South Yorkshire Police said the neighbourhood team which covers Fir Vale sent officers to a house on Hamilton Road following reports of ‘potentially dangerous dogs’ and anti-social behaviour.

Checks on dogs at the house established that they are not banned breeds listed under the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Drugs were found during a police search of a house in Fir Vale, SheffieldDrugs were found during a police search of a house in Fir Vale, Sheffield
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A search of the house led to the recovery of cannabis.

An investigation into drug dealing has now been launched.

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South Yorkshire Police said: “The Fir Vale team have been responding to residents’ concerns regarding some potentially dangerous dogs and other concerns around anti-social activities from an address on Hamilton Road.

“The team acquired a warrant under the Dangerous Dogs Act. The dogs were identified as not being banned breeds.

“As part of the warrant the address was searched and a quantity of cannabis was recovered.”