‘Follow your nose’ - PC on patrol on bike sniffs out cannabis stash

PC Andrew Read was on patrol in Wymondham when he smelt cannabis. Picture: South Norfolk Police

PC Andrew Read was on patrol in Wymondham when he smelt cannabis. Picture: South Norfolk Police - Credit: Archant

A police officer who was on patrol on a bike in a Norfolk town was able to follow his nose to a drug stash.

PC Andrew Read was on a cycle patrol of Wymondham town centre when he could smell something was not right.

As he followed the scent he tracked down a man who was in possession of cannabis.

On Twitter South Norfolk Police said: "PC Read has followed his nose whilst on his pedal bike. As a result a male has been found in possession of herbal cannabis.

"Cannabis seized and male dealt with for offence."


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Police said PC Read had been on patrol in the centre visiting areas that are known anti-social behaviour hot-spots.

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