Five Arrested As Police Continue Proactive Work
Five people were arrested as part of a proactive operation targeting knife crime and associated offences.
Officers were on patrol in Mansfield Town Centre and the Layton Burroughs area last Friday (27 September) as part of Operation Scorpion.
Two people, aged 26 and 22, were arrested on suspicion of possession of cannabis. A man was arrested on suspicion of assault. A 37-year-old man was arrested for failing to attend court. And a 43-year-old man was arrested for a recall to prison.
During the operation, a metal detector - sometimes known as a knife arch - was also used at Mansfield bus station, which was well received by members of the public.
The operation was carried out by the Mansfield Neighbourhood Policing Team and the Neighbourhood Support Unit.
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