Local News | Man Arrested for Drug Offences | Andover & VillagesA 22-year-old man from Tidworth has been arrested on suspicion of drug offences and money laundering.

Officers spotted a man acting suspiciously in the bus shelter near Melksham House in Tidworth shortly before midnight on 21 April.

When officers approached the man, he was evasive and made off from the scene. He was located a short time later in overgrowth nearby.

He was arrested on suspicion of possession and being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

A Section 18 search was then conducted at an address associated with the man and a number wraps of what was believed to be cannabis were located, along with two mobile phones, approximately £900 in cash, a knife and a set of scales. He was further arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

Enquiries are continuing and the man has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

If you suspect drug activity in your area, please call 101 to report it.