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Man arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences in Ringwood

Officers responding to reports of possible disturbance outside a property in the New Forest have arrested a man on suspicion of drug supply offences


It comes after a local resident reported that a group of people were acting suspiciously in the garden of a property on New Street in Ringwood just before 1am on Saturday 20 August.


Upon police arrival, an area search was conducted but nobody was located.


In making enquiries, officers noticed a strong smell of suspected cannabis from a nearby shed, leading them to locating a quantity of Class B drugs and other drug-related paraphernalia.


A further search of the property uncovered suspected Class A drugs and a mobile device.


A 19-year-old man from Ringwood was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent supply a Class A drug and a Class B drug as well as possession of a Class A drug.


He was later released under investigation.