Man found with knife and drugs in Sheffield street
A man was found carrying a knife and Class A drugs when he tried to run off from PCSOs patrolling a Sheffield suburb.
Following complaints from residents in and around Shoreham Street, Highfield, police patrols have been carried out in a bid to catch drug dealers in the act.
South Yorkshire Police said PCSOs spotted a suspect who then attempted to run offÂ but slipped on wet grass and was detained.
He was found to be carrying a knife and Class A drugs.
He was arrested on suspicion ofÂ possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply and possession of bladed article.Â The man has since been released under investigation pending the outcome of forensic tests.Â InÂ a Facebook, post the Sheffield Central neighbourhood policing team said: 'This was a great demonstration of neighbourhood policing, with local PCSO's tackling crime in their local areas using information from the local community and some good policing skills.'