Peterborough £2.8 million cocaine bust is biggest ever in Cambridgeshire

The drugs seized in the city

The drugs seized in the city

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Police in Peterborough have recovered around £2.8 million worth of drugs believed to be cocaine - the biggest raid in the county’s history.

The drugs were discovered after a car was stopped by police yesterday afternoon, Wednesday October 5.

The vehicle was stopped on the A1139 at about 1pm before officers discovered the drugs.

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said: “This is a significant seizure which supports our continuing campaign to tackle class A drugs in Cambridgeshire.”

A 36-year-old man from the West Midlands was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and has been bailed to return to Thorpe Wood Police Station at a later date.