Three arrested after knives and drugs found in Ipswich stop and search

The incident happened on Shetland Close in Ipswich Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident happened on Shetland Close in Ipswich Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Three men have been arrested after police stopped a vehicle containing knives, drugs and £1,000 worth of phones, scales and cash.

Two teenagers and a 20-year-old man have been released under investigation after a vehicle was stopped and searched in Ipswich.

The incident happened on Monday, September 3 at about 9.20pm when officers had reason to stop a black Audi A3 on Shetland Close.

Officers subsequently searched the three male occupants of the car and recovered two knives and seven wraps of what was believed to be class A drugs.

Five mobile phones, scales and cash in the region of £1,000 were also recovered.


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Three men aged 18, 19 and 20 were all arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs, while the 19 year old and 18 year old were both arrested on suspicion of possession an offensive weapon. They were taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

All three have since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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