Hartlepool teen arrested on suspicion of drug-driving

A 17-year-old from Hartlepool has been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving following reports he was driving erratically.

Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 3:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 3:16 pm
Teenager arrested on suspicion of drug driving
Teenager arrested on suspicion of drug driving

The driver was pulled over by police officers on the A689 following a report from a member of the public.

Cleveland Police said the 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving.

He was taken into custody and has since been released under investigation.

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A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: “Following information from a member of the public about a VW Polo being driven erratically on the A689, an RPU unit located the vehicle.

“The driver was subsequently arrested on suspicion of drug-driving and enquiries are ongoing.”