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Drug offences make up the bulk of arrests at major music festival

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Around 60 people were arrested at this year’s Leeds Festival, police have confirmed.

The majority of these arrests related to drug offences, although police also took action in response to assaults and thefts at the Bramhall Park site.

The number of people taken into custody during the three-day event had risen slightly from 2015, when 56 individuals were led away in cuffs.

Chief Supt Keith Gilert, who led the policing operation at this year’s festival, said that the force had worked closely with organisers.

“We have again seen the vast majority of those [arrests] in relation to possessing drugs with intent to supply them,” he said.