Man arrested and suspected cannabis seize following foot pursuit in Woolton
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We have arrested a man and seized suspected cannabis following an incident in South Liverpool yesterday, Sunday 27 November.
At around 5.30pm, officers sighted a VW Golf, which contravened a red light on Hillfoot Avenue. Officers caused the vehicle to stop and the driver ran off towards Woolton Road, reportedly discarding an item. He was detained following a short foot pursuit. A large amount of cannabis (pictured) was found discarded nearby.
A 33-year-old man from Woolton was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis; fail to stop; and contravening a stop sign, and was taken into custody for questioning.
He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
If you have any information about suspected drug supply where you are, please contact us @MerpolCC or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.