Drugs recovered from lake in Suffolk after suspect flees
PUBLISHED: 07:14 18 February 2019 | UPDATED: 13:32 18 February 2019
Drugs were recovered from a lake after a suspect dumped them while police were in pursuit.
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.”