Residents' complaints lead to arrest of youth on suspicion of drug dealing

A youth was arrested on suspicion of drug dealing on the Yorkshire coast today following complaints from residents.

Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 6:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 6:54 pm

Officers from the Pro-Active Team arrested the young man on suspicion of drug dealing and assaulting a police officer in the Queensgate Park area of Bridlington this morning.

Wraps containing suspected Class A drugs were also seized.

People living nearby had told police they were concerned that drugs were being sold in the area.

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Officers are urging anyone who suspects drug dealing is happening in their neighbourhood to call police via 101 or Crimestoppers, where information can be passed on anonymously, on 0800 555111.