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Stop and search leads to alleged drug dealer’s arrest in Peterborough

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with class A drug dealing in Peterborough.

Neighbourhood Support Team officers on patrol in the Central Avenue area were made aware of a suspicious vehicle yesterday afternoon (Wednesday), resulting in a stop-search of the car and its driver. 

After finding ten wraps of suspected class A drugs, cash and mobile phones, the driver - a 23-year-old man from Peterborough – was arrested on suspicion of alleged possession with intent to supply class A drugs and the car was seized. 

He has since been released from police custody under investigation while further enquiries are carried out. 

Anyone with concerns or information about drug dealing can report it to police online.