Police issue warning after arrest of 'homeless' man for drug dealing in Doncaster

Kind-hearted Doncaster residents are being urged not to give money to homeless people in the town - after a man who claims to live on the streets was found with drugs ready to sell.

Tuesday, 10th July 2018, 1:11 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:00 pm
Indivudual drug wraps were found during a search of a man in Doncaster town centre this morning

During a search of a man who claims to be homeless, officers in Doncaster town centre found him carrying a number of individually wrapped drug deals this morning.

South Yorkshire Police said the man is not homeless and urged people to donate to charities which help those in need.

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A spokesman said: "We are doing our best to take the drugs off our streets and protect the vulnerable. Give your change to charity, not to the drug dealers."