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Driver arrested after failing roadside drug wipe

Officers from Hampshire Roads Policing Unit stopped a vehicle in Portsmouth earlier today after the driver appeared distracted.

The driver then attempted to run from police, however was detained after a short foot chase.

A search of the person was then conducted where they was found to be in possession of drugs.

A further search of the vehicle was conducted where more drugs and cash was discovered.

Officers then conducted a roadside drug wipe, which came back positive for Cocaine.

The driver has since been arrested and is now in police custody.