Missing boy one of three arrested in drugs probe

Three people were arrested in Norwich on suspicion of supplying drugs. Picture: Ian Burt

Three people were arrested in Norwich on suspicion of supplying drugs. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Three people, including one had been reported as missing, have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the supply of class A drugs.

Norwich police made the arrests at an address in Jewson Road, Catton Grove on Saturday (December 28).

Officers from the Norwich North safer neighbourhoods team made the arrests at about 4pm.

A man, a woman and a boy were arrested.

Police tweeted that: "One of the three was wanted on five warrants in [the] London area and was listed as missing!"


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The boy who was arrested was wanted for five failing to appear warrants relating to the Metropolitan Police and British Transport Police.

Those were for alleged offences including robbery and possessing an offensive weapon.

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The boy had been recorded as having been missing for a month from his home address in London and will be taken to court in the capital tomorrow.

Police also seized phones and a quantity of cash during the arrests.

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