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'Knives take lives': Woman detained following stop and search

PUBLISHED: 09:02 18 June 2019 | UPDATED: 09:02 18 June 2019

A woman was detained by police in Lowestoft for possession of a knife in a public place. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A woman was detained by police in Lowestoft for possession of a knife in a public place. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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A woman was detained for possession of a knife following a stop search by a specialised unit.

Suffolk Police's Scorpion Drug Team carried out a number of stop and searches on people in Lowestoft on Monday, June 17.

The team took to Twitter to show its effective use of stop search with a young woman subsequently detained, and they issued a stark warning to others about knife crime.

The Scorpion Team tweeted: "A good use of stop and search used today in Lowestoft by EastScorpion.

"A number of searches carried out with a young female detained for possession of a knife in a public place.

"#knivestakelives #knifecrime."

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