Child, aged 3, passenger in a car that ‘attempted to evade’ police in Wisbech last night - drugs recovered from vehicle

Suspected class A and B drugs were found in a car that was stopped by officers in Wisbech last night

Suspected class A and B drugs were found in a car that was stopped by officers in Wisbech last night (June 7). - Credit: Archant

A three-year-old was in a car trying to evade police in Wisbech last night that ended with a drugs arrest and the vehicle seized for having no insurance.

Police discovered the child when they eventually forced the car to stop in the Wisbech area.

A police spokesman said the vehicle 'attempted to evade us last night' before it was brought to a halt.

'Upon speaking to the driver, a strong smell of cannabis was identified as coming from the vehicle,' said the spokesman.

'A subsequent search of the driver and vehicle revealed a quantity of suspected Class A and Class B drugs. The driver was arrested.


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'A search was also completed on two adult passengers, one of which had secreted suspected class A drugs on his person and was therefore arrested.'

The spokesman said: 'A three-year-old child was also in the vehicle at this time. 'Another adult passenger was issued a cannabis warning.

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He added: 'Inquiries at the scene also revealed the vehicle did not have insurance, so the vehicle was seized.'

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