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Drugs recovered from lake in Suffolk after suspect flees

PUBLISHED: 07:14 18 February 2019 | UPDATED: 13:32 18 February 2019

Drugs and a phone were recovered by police after a suspect threw them into a lake in Lowestoft. Photo: Police

Drugs and a phone were recovered by police after a suspect threw them into a lake in Lowestoft. Photo: Police

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Drugs were recovered from a lake after a suspect dumped them while police were in pursuit.

Drugs and a phone were recovered from a lake near Lowestoft after the suspect ran away from police. Photo: PoliceDrugs and a phone were recovered from a lake near Lowestoft after the suspect ran away from police. Photo: Police

Suffolk police arrested a driver who failed to stop in Lowestoft on Sunday night after they ran away from police and threw drugs and a phone into a lake.

Police entered the lake and recovered the items, before arresting the driver for drug offences and drug driving.

The suspect tested positive for cannabis.

Police tweeted: “Great team effort @LowestoftPolice, @NSPoliceDogs after a vehicle failed to stop for us in #Lowestoft, driver ran off and threw items in a lake. #1826 went for a swim and recovered drugs and a phone. Driver arrested for drugs offences and #drugdriving.”

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