Police are appealing for witnesses after a man fleed a car in Crawley which had been stopped by an officer.
At around 8pm on Wednesday, February 15, a black Vauxhall Astra initially refused to stop in Woolborough Road but eventually did so in Woolborough Close, police said.
A man was seen running away from the car but the driver, a 21-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of taking a car without the owner’s consent and possession of a class B drug with intent to supply, police said.
He has been bailed until May 8 pending further enquiries.
Detective Constable Roy Perryman said: “A very large vacuum bag of cannabis as well as various items of drug paraphernalia were found in the car and seized.
“I would like to hear from anyone who was in that area of Crawley and who saw anything suspicious to get in touch.”
Witnesses can email firstname.lastname@example.org call 101 quoting reference 1109 of 15/02.
Alternatively people can report online here or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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