Police spot suspected drug deal in Leamington town centre - and find lock knife on suspect

She was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs and possession of a knife. She was later bailed while enquiries continue

A woman has been arrested after police spotted a suspected drug deal in Leamington town centre on Wednesday afternoon (July 6).

And when officers searched her, they found a lock knife, cash and drug paraphernalia.

The detectives from Leamington Proactive CID were on plain clothed patrols when they spotted the suspected deal near the Royal Pump Rooms.

A woman has been arrested after police spotted a suspected drug deal in Leamington town centre on Wednesday afternoon (July 6).

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They said: "A 36-year-old woman from Leamington was detained and searched, and officers seized drug paraphernalia, cash and a lock knife."

She was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs and possession of a knife. She was later bailed while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information that may help police with their investigation can call 101. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.