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Possession of Knife at St James' Park - 954/19

Date Responded 22 August 2019

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

Can you confirm the total number of individuals arrested for the possession of a knife at Newcastle United Football Club - St James’ Park Stadium for the entire 2018/19 season?

In Response:

I can confirm that the information you have requested is not held by Northumbria Police.

Searches made of all arrests between 10 August 2018 – 12 May 2019 where the offence took place within the sector St James Park falls under for having an article with a blade or point in a public place were  reviewed.  This has returned no relevant results.  Searches for crimes of  having an article with a blade or point in a public place recorded at St James Park also returned no relevant results.

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