Two arrested after police follow car in Worthing

Two people have been in arrested in Worthing on suspicion of drug possession and money laundering after police followed a car through town.

Prevention officers in Worthing conducted a stop search on a car which was believed to be involved with drug offences yesterday evening, police said.

The car was seen around 8.30pm on Thursday (7 June) driving along the A259 in Lancing.

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Officers followed the vehicle into Heene Road and eventually Winchester Road, in Worthing, where the car pulled over, said police.

A search of the car was conducted and a 28-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman, both from Worthing, were arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A drug and money laundering, police confirmed.

Officers then conducted a search of the woman’s flat in St Michael’s Road, Worthing, and she was subsequently also arrested on suspicion of possession of a class B drug (cannabis), said police.

Both were released under investigation.

To report drug offences to Sussex Police, call 101 or contact police online.