2:29 PM November 21, 2021
4:49 PM November 21, 2021
Norwich clubs and bars have trialled airport-style security in a bid to tackle knife crime and reports of spiking.
A hi-tech scanner that can detect whether someone is carrying a deadly blade or other metal objects including needles has been used for the first time in the city.
Thousands of clubbers were screened over the weekend using the portable metal detector to search for people with weapons.
The tool detects a disruption in the electromagnetic field caused by metal and can be adjusted to scan for larger objects like knives down to smaller objects like needles used in spiking attacks.
It is the first time Norfolk police has…