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Welcombe Hill Park, Stratford - Man arrested and charged with drug offences


A man has been charged over drug offences after officers spotted him with a group of known drug users in Stratford. 

Plain clothed detectives from Proactive CID spotted the group when they were on targeted drug patrol in Welcombe Hill Park yesterday (Monday 9 May) afternoon. 

The man and another man were stopped and searched, and suspected heroin, cocaine and cannabis were seized. 

The man from Birmingham was charged with possession of heroin and cocaine with intent to supply, being concerned in the supply of heroin and cocaine, and possession of cannabis. 

A 43-year-old man of no fixed abode who was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs was later released under investigation while enquiries continue.  

Anyone with information that may help police with their ongoing enquiries can call 101 quoting incident 198 of 9 May 2022. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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