Man charged with possession of a knife in Derby
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A 28-year-old man has been charged with possession of a knife in a public place in Derby.
It follows an investigation by officers who stopped and searched a car on Bembridge Drive in Alvaston around 8.15pm on Monday 25 May 2021.
Asher Watts, of Sullivan Close, Nottingham is due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court later this month.
PC Daniel Gahagan, of the Alvaston and Boulton Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “The consequences of knife crime can be devastating to families and communities and we will take positive action whenever possible.
“We would encourage anyone with concerns or any information about knife crime in your local area to report this to us so that we can continue to make your area a safe place to work, live and visit.”
If you have concerns about anyone carrying a knife or this type of crime in your community, contact us using any of the following non-emergency contact methods:
- Facebook– send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
- Twitter– direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
- Website– complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/ContactUs.
- Phone – call us on 101.
You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org.