Class A drugs discarded by man who ran off from police in Sheffield suburb

Class A drugs were discarded by a man who ran off from police officers in a Sheffield suburb

Officers from the Burngreave Neighbourhood Policing team were on patrol close to Spital Lane, Burngreave, when they saw a man acting suspiciously.

Spital Lane, Burngreave

Spital Lane, Burngreave

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When spoken to by officers, the man ran off and discarded a quantity of what is believed to have been class A drugs.

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The man was tracked down and arrested.

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In a Facebook post, the police team said: “Our patrols in this area will continue and we will do whatever we can to catch those who are carrying and dealing drugs.”