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.

By Steve Bambridge
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.


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.