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Over £30,000 in cash seized in Gravesend as driver arrested

Over £30,000 in cash was seized by officers at around midday on November 27,  when they pulled over a man over for being on his phone behind the wheel in Gravesend.

Police in an unmarked police car spotted a van driving erratically on the A2.

After pulling up next to the van, officers saw the man on his phone.

When the van came to a stop near Ackers Drive, the driver reportedly got out of the van and ran towards the roundabout.

An officer chased after the man on foot and arrested him.


Suspected money laundering

The driver was carrying a plastic bag with over £30,000 in cash and was arrested on suspicion of money laundering, driving whilst disqualified and without insurance.

The man has been released from custody under investigation while enquiries continue.


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