Man arrested after being found by police carrying drugs, cash, scales and dealer bags

A man was arrested on suspicion of being a drug dealer after being found by the police carrying drugs, cash, scales and dealer bags.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 8:20 am

He was arrested when officers carrying out a knife crime operation in the foyer of a block of flats in Stannington came face to face with him as he stepped out of a lift.

South Yorkshire Police said that upon seeing officers, the man attempted to run off.

He was stopped and a search of his bag led to the discovery of thousands of pounds worth of cannabis bagged up into individual deals.

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A man was arrested after being found carrying drugs, cash, scales and dealer bags (Photo: Getty)

He was also found to be carrying cash, weighing scales and dealer bags.

South Yorkshire Police said: “If you ever needed a text book display of what to look for if a person is dealing drugs well this is it.”

To pass on information about those involved in drugs call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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