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A man has been jailed for more than four months after being found guilty of being in possession of sharp tool, a golf club and damaging a front door

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Officers were called to a house in Mansfield on 18 October following a report of a disturbance.
Police were swiftly on the scene and arrested 45-year-old Jason Smith on suspicion of criminal damage in Lindley Street.
Whilst he was in custody he was searched and found to be in possession of a bladed article and an offensive weapon, which he was further arrested for.
Smith, 45 of no fixed address pleaded guilty to possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a bladed article and criminal damage after appearing at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on 20 October 2020. He was jailed for a total of 146 days.
Police Sergeant Carl Holland said: “This was excellent speedy teamwork by the forces Criminal Investigation Department and Prison Handling teams.
Nottinghamshire Police takes knife crime very seriously and we will thoroughly investigate any incident reported to the force.
“If you are a victim of knife crime or witness something suspicion in your area, please do not hesitate to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or in an emergency, dial 999.”