Police make drugs arrest after foot chase in Banbury

Thames Valley Police arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs after a foot chase in Banbury.

Sunday, 11th July 2021, 7:37 pm

Police made the arrest while out patrolling around Merton Street, Banbury, last night (Saturday July 10) and saw a man suspected to be drug dealing.

While detaining the man under S23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act, a power that allows police to stop and search a person he ran away.

Police arrested the an 18-year-old man after a food chase. Officers found a quantity of class B drugs on the man, and he was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

The suspect spent the evening in custody, and has now been released under investigation.

Thames Valley Police arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs after a foot chase through a Banbury neighbourhood. (Image from TVP Cherwell Facebook page)
Thames Valley Police arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs after a foot chase through a Banbury neighbourhood. (Image from TVP Cherwell Facebook page)