Cannabis and knife found after car winds up in ditch near Diss

At the scene of a road traffic accident near Diss. Picture: COURTESY OF SOUTH NORFOLK POLICE

At the scene of a road traffic accident near Diss. Picture: COURTESY OF SOUTH NORFOLK POLICE - Credit: Archant

A car ended up in a ditch and a passenger was found with a cannabis and a knife.

The incident happened on the A1066 road between Diss and Scole at around 9pm yesterday (Friday, March 3).

Police said no-one was badly hurt in the accident, which left the car on its roof in a ditch.

Officers later found a passenger had a quantity of drugs as well as a knife.

An officer from South Norfolk Police reported the single-vehicle crash in a series of posts on Twitter, and offered up a safety warning for other road users.


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The messages read: 'Just dealt with RTC (a road traffic accident) just outside Diss, everyone safe and well, very lucky please slow down!

'Passenger dealt with for possession of cannabis and bladed article.'

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The officer added a warning against carrying bladed articles.

The message read: 'No place for knives on the streets #NoExcuse #Seized #Reported.'

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