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Knife and class A drugs found on teenager in city centre

PUBLISHED: 14:36 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 15:50 01 October 2020

The knife found on King Street, Norwich, by police officers on October 1, 2020. Picture: Norfolk Police

The knife found on King Street, Norwich, by police officers on October 1, 2020. Picture: Norfolk Police

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This knife is now off the streets after police seized it from a teenager in the city centre.

The weapon and a haul of class A drugs were found on the 17-year-old after he tried to escape from officers on King Street, Norwich on Thursday, October 1.

Norwich Police tweeted: “The suspect tried to run but didn’t get far. He was arrested for drug dealing and weapon offences.”

A Norfolk Police spokesperson said officers stopped a man in King Street at around 10.30am following reports of suspicious activity in the area.

They added: “Officers seized a large quantity of drugs, cash and a knife. A 17-year-old male from Essex has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and possession of an offensive weapon. He remains in custody at this time.”

The drugs found on King Street, Norwich, by police officers on October 1, 2020. Picture: Norfolk PoliceThe drugs found on King Street, Norwich, by police officers on October 1, 2020. Picture: Norfolk Police


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