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Two teenage boys arrested in Ipswich on suspicion of drug dealing offences



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Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with drug dealing offences in Ipswich.

It comes after police were alerted to suspicious activity in the Nansen Road area of the town yesterday.

A 17-year-old boy was searched and allegedly found in possession of about 50 wraps of suspected class A drugs and a quantity of cash.

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with drug offences in Ipswich. Stock image
Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with drug offences in Ipswich. Stock image


He was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

A 16-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

They were both taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

The 17-year-old was charged with two offences - possession with intent to supply class A drugs, namely heroin and cocaine.

He was remanded to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

Nine wraps of suspected drugs were found during a search of the 16-year-old's home. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone concerned about drug-related activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact police on 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.