Dearne Valley pub-goers found with knife and machete arrested
By Chloe West | 15/04/2019
TWO pub-goers were arrested after police found they were in possession of a knife and a machete on Saturday night during a routine patrol.
Several pubs in Swinton and Wath were checked by officers as part of Operation Alligator - an initiative devised by police in Rotherham to tackle antisocial behaviour - and police dogs were used to sniff out illegal substances.
Two people were arrested for possession of an offensive weapon after being found with a machete and a lock-knife, said an officer from Rotherham North Neighbourhood Policing Team.
A quantity of cocaine and amphetamine were also seized.
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