Men in car 'deliberately avoiding police' arrested for drug dealing

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The men were arrested on Hall Road in Hopton after their car - Credit: Google

A car "deliberately trying to avoid the police" in a coastal village was pulled over and its occupants were arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs.

Officers stopped a car on Hall Road, Hopton-on-Sea, at 6.10pm on Thursday, March 11.

It aroused suspicion after it seemed to be "trying to deliberately avoid the police car."

A search of the vehicle then found items suggesting the driver and passenger were cannabis dealers, with two 18-year-old men arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs.

They were later released under investigation.

One of the men was also arrested and charged for driving without a licence and insurance.

He was released on bail for these offences and is due to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court on March 24. 

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Police have confirmed the drug supply investigation is ongoing and no charges have yet been made in relation to it.

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