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Dukinfield man charged with possessing drugs and a knife in public

The drugs that officers found. Image: Greater Manchester Police.

A Dukinfield man has been charged with drugs offences and being in possession of a knife. 

James Young, 31, has been charged with possession with intent to supply both Class A and Class B drugs, and possession of a bladed article in a public place. 

He's been remanded into police custody to appear at Tameside Magistrates' Court today (Wednesday). 

Whilst investigating unrelated matters in the Dukinfield area, police noticed the occupants of a vehicle acting 'suspiciously'. 

When conducting a search, the suspect was found to be in possession of Class A and Class B drugs, as well as a knife. 

Police said that follow-up searches resulted in them finding further drugs. 

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