Arrests follow Instow beach drug bust

Police foiled a suspected drug deal on Instow beach.

Police foiled a suspected drug deal on Instow beach. - Credit: Archant

Suspected deal foiled by undercover officers.

UNDERCOVER officers foiled a suspected drugs deal on Instow beach on Saturday afternoon.

Class A drugs were seized during the 2pm bust sprung by specialist police teams including the drugs dog.

A 44-year-old woman from Barnstaple and a 55-year-old man from Westward Ho! were both arrested at the scene and have been bailed until December 5.

Four further searches of property and vehicles led to the arrest and bail of a further two suspected of drug-related offences.


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