Police dog Jasper sniffs out drug crime in Sheffield city centre

Police have said they had a ‘fruitful night’ in Sheffield city centre yesterday thanks to police dog Jasper and his ‘super nose’.

Numerous people were found to be in possession of class A and class B drugs and another individual was detained for possession of an offensive weapon.

Jasper, his handler and a team of city centre officers were taking part in Operation Sidewinder during the Tramlines festival fringe events in Sheffield city centre.

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However, despite the arrests, officers said that most people were out ‘just to have a good time’.