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Police dog sniffs out more than £30,000 of suspected drug money

A police dog has sniffed out thousands of pounds worth of suspected drug money following the search of a car.

Kent police patrols spotted a vehicle on Milton Road, in Gravesend, that appeared to be driving at a high speed, just before midnight last night.

Police dog Clay assisted officers, and uncovered more than £30,000 of suspected drug money.

Officers said they followed the car, which was quickly abandoned in Edwin Street. A man was seen running from the vehicle so officers pursued him on foot where he was stopped in Harmer Street.

After stopping the vehicle, a search was conducted and PD Clay helped officers find £10,000 in the centre console of the car.

PD Clay also found another £10,000 between the kerb and a different car nearby.

A further £10,000 of cash, cannabis and a jar of white tablets were found, following a search at a property.

A 23-year-old man, from Gravesend, has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.


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