Two men have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences in Middlesbrough.
On Tuesday 21st November, Proactive Team officers noticed a male acting suspiciously in the Clough Close area. He was detained on Chipchase Road, where he resisted officers and bags of suspected cocaine fell onto the floor during a struggle.
The man was searched and a mobile phone was also recovered alongside the suspected drugs.
The 22-year-old man was arrested and taken to custody on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and later bailed whilst enquiries continue.
On Wednesday afternoon (22nd November), officers proactively patrolling the area of Albert Park witnessed a suspected drug deal and quickly apprehended a 17-year-old male.
A search of the male recovered suspected cannabis and cocaine and he was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs.
The man has now been bailed whilst enquiries continue.
Anyone who may have information regarding drugs activity in their local area is asked to call Cleveland Police on 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling 0800 555 111.