Man who pretended to be asleep on train found carrying drugs

BTP Essex disocvered drugs in the man's bag. Photo: BTP Essex

BTP Essex disocvered drugs in the man's bag. Photo: BTP Essex - Credit: BTP Essex

A man travelling on a train from Norwich pretended to be asleep before police discovered he was carrying drugs.

British Transport Police (BTP) were called overnight to concerns for a man travelling on a train from Norwich.

Officers met the train at Colchester and found the man pretending to be asleep, before taking him off the train.

BTP Essex tweeted: "We then smelt drugs. We detained him for a search. We found 64 pills in his bag, as well as numerous other drug paraphernalia."


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