Teenagers arrested in suspected drug sting

PUBLISHED: 16:17 09 June 2015

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TWO teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences in Weston-super-Mare.

The men were seen acting suspiciously in Bournville Road at about 9.10pm on Thursday evening.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary were called and arrested an 18-year-old man after finding what is believed to be cannabis and cocaine on him.

The other man however scarpered and assaulted a member of the public before police found a bag discarded in the area, containing cash and what they believe to be cannabis.

A 19-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident today (Tuesday).

The first teenager has been bailed pending further enquiries as the police continues its investigation into possible drug possession.

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