Specialist police dog roots out dealer in Sheffield city centre in latest crackdown on drugs

A specialist police dog rooted out a dealer in Sheffield city centre yesterday in the latest crackdown on drugs.

Sunday, 18th April 2021, 8:23 am

With visitors flocking back to Sheffield this weekend for shopping and to socialise in beer gardens after lockdown restrictions were eased, officers mounted a drug crackdown to identify those in the crowds carrying illegal substances.

Police Dog Dibley alerted officers to eight people carrying drugs and a suspected dealer was arrested.

Anyone with information on those involved in drug dealing should call 101.

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