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Pictured: Fishwick cyclist’s drugs haul

Posted on - 7th July, 2019 - 1:04pm | Author - | Posted in - Callon, Crime, Fishwick, Preston News
Drugs found on cyclist in Fishwick

This is the haul that was seized when police arrested a man on a pedal cycle this morning.

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Officers in Ribbleton Lane approached the 22-year-old in the early hours but he rode off as they tried to speak to him.

They chased after him and carried out a drugs search but both officers were assaulted as they tried to detain him.

Read more: Warning over high purity ecstasy circulating in Preston

A Preston Police spokesman said: “His Tour De Callon attempt was cut short as he was swiftly detained by the two officers who completed a drugs search. 

“Pictured are the substances found on our keen cyclist who awaits interview in the morning to explain their presence in his underwear, as well as two counts of Police assault.”

The cyclist was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and two counts of police assault.

Neither officer was seriously injured.

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