Wanted man arrested for drug dealing in crackdown on crime in Sheffield neighbourhood

A wanted man was arrested on suspicion of dealing Class A drugs as part of a crackdown on crime in a Sheffield neighbourhood.

The arrest was one of five in Burngreave and Pitsmoor during a busy weekend for the neighbourhood policing team covering the areas.

Police said the suspected drug dealer was arrested on Sunday for possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin after suspected quantities of both drugs were found following a stop and search in Pitsmoor.

The man was already wanted for questioning over a separate drug supply offence and was taken to Shepcote Lane station for questioning.

Five people were arrested by the Burngreave neighbourhood policing team this weekend.

Another man was also arrested on Sunday on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant after the vehicle he was travelling in was stopped by officers.

A force spokesperson said: “He will await a visit from the immigration service.”

Further arrests were also made for assault allegations and for failing to appear at court.

A man was arrested for possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin after being stop searched in the Pitsmoor area.