Man caught trying to throw drug-filled tennis balls into Suffolk prison

A man has been arrested after trying to throw drug-filled tennis ball into HMP Highpoint

A man has been arrested after trying to throw drug-filled tennis ball into HMP Highpoint - Credit: NS Police Dogs

A man has been arrested after trying to throw drug-filled tennis balls into a Suffolk prison.

The incident happened on Friday at HMP Highpoint, between Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill in west Suffolk.

According to a tweet by Norfolk and Suffolk Police Dogs, a man was suspected of throwing items over the wall.

He then ran and hid from officers.

The man was located and arrested, with a tennis ball containing suspected controlled drugs was recovered with the assistance of a police dog.

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