Leeds police find drugs and £500 stashed in suspect's boxers after street bust

Two people were arrested in the midst of a suspected drug deal after police in Leeds received a tip-off.

Friday, 26th January 2018, 10:31 am
Updated Friday, 26th January 2018, 10:40 am
Two people were arrested after police disrupted a suspected drug deal.

A member of the public had called to report the incident in Armley and two nearby patrol units were on the scene within minutes yesterday.

They blocked in a vehicle and found Class B drugs inside once it was searched.

Two people were arrested and taken into custody, where strip searches were authorised.

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Police said a bag of wraps containing Class A drugs and £500 fell out of one suspect's boxers as the searches were carried out.

The discovery led to the suspect being arrested on further charges and the pair remained under investigation last night.