£50,000 worth of cannabis seized in M6 vehicle stop near Chorley

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of drugs offences following a proactive vehicle stop on the M6 near Chorley.

Officers from the Roads Crime Unit signalled for the BMW 3 series to stop as it was travelling south on the motorway. The driver of the car tried to run away but was detained nearby.

A search of the vehicle found around 12kg of Cannabis thought to be worth around £50,000 which has now been seized.

A 31 year old man from London is currently under arrest on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

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