A man has been arrested in Lewisham after allegedly being found with a large knife and cannabis.

He was also arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker.

New Cross Safer Neighbourhood Team spotted the man who was reportedly found to have Class B drugs.

Police dog Sherpa also discovered a large curved knife.

The man was then arrested.

Lewisham police tweeted: #Arrested 🚨Great joint working by @MPSNewCross @MPSBrockley @MPSLadywell and @MPSTeleHill With help from @MetTaskforce 1️ Arrested #spaceforone #notonourward.”

“New Cross Safer Neighbourhood Team tweeted: “Male #spotted by @MPSNewCross.

“Detained by @MPSBrockley, @MPSLadywell and @MPSTeleHill “Large knife found by PD Sherpa - what a good boy! 🐶

“#Arrested for possession of cannabis, possession of an offensive weapon and assault of emergency worker. 🚔🚔 #Police #Livesnotknives.”

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