Teenager arrested in Peterborough city centre after police find crack cocaine and heroin

Police spotted ‘what looked like a drug deal’ in Priestgate

By Stephen Briggs
Thursday, 5th May 2022, 12:33 pm

A teenager was arrested by police after officers spotted ‘what looked like a drug deal’ taking place in Peterborough city centre.

Officers were on duty in Priestgate when the incident took place on Tuesday.

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said: “While we were out on patrol in the city centre, we spotted what looked like a drug deal in the Priestgate area, however no one wanted to stop and speak with us!

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Items seized by officers

“A teenage boy made a run from us but we soon caught up with him and, thanks to a very helpful member of the public, found him hiding in an alleyway.

“A quick search found him to be carrying a bag of cannabis, and 45 wraps of cocaine, crack cocaine, and heroin..

“Unluckily for him, we also found a stash of class A drugs where he had been hiding.”

The boy was arrested, and has now been released while further enquiries are carried out.