Man caught with knife in Leeds city centre after police caught wiff of cannabis

A man was caught with a knife in Leeds city centre after police stopped him after catching a whiff of cannabis.

Saturday, 30th November 2019, 3:10 pm
This knife was seized from police in Leeds city centre. Photo provided by West Yorkshire Police Sgt Jordan McGowan 692 @WYP_PS692.

Officers became suspicious after smelling the drug and searched the man in the early hours of Saturday morning.

They found a lock knife in his pocket.

The man was taken to custody.

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Sergeant Jordan McGowan shared the discovery on Twitter.

The officer said: "Out patrolling Leeds City Centre and caught a whiff of cannabis which on searching the person I found this lock knife in his pocket.

"He’s now spending the night in custody suite at Elland Road Police Station."