Suspected spice dealer arrested in Sheffield

Police arrested a man in Sheffield city centre today on suspicion of possession with intent to supply spice
Police arrested a man in Sheffield city centre today on suspicion of possession with intent to supply spice

A suspected spice dealer has been arrested in Sheffield city centre today.

Officers from Sheffield Central NHP spotted the man in the city centre, who then ran from the police. 

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Posting on Facebook, they said: “The male was spotted by officers in the city centre and immediately made a run for it, only to run into the arms of our Inspector who was in the area and detained him.”

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He was then arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply spice.

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Police recovered a quantity of suspected spice and the man is now in custody awaiting interview and a potential day in court.

Anyone with information on those peddling Spice should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.