Teenager arrested in Ramsgate on suspicion of drug dealing

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A teenager has been arrested in Ramsgate by officers investigating reports of drug dealing in Thanet.

Officers were on patrol in the area when they made the arrest after pursuing the 18-year-old male on foot in Hereson Road last Thursday (January 16). A package containing suspected Class A drugs was recovered by officers at the scene.

The teen, of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply and has been released under investigation.

Officers would like to identify a member of the public who helped to detain the man but left without speaking to patrols. They are asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/9693/20.

Witnesses who may have seen something suspicious in the area between 1pm and 1.45pm on Thursday are asked to come forward as well.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org