Man held after police find £60,000 in Devon car boot

A man has been arrested after police stopped a car on the A38 in Devon and found £60,000 in cash in the boot.

Police stopped the 39-year-old driver, who is from the Plymouth area, on the A38 near Ashburton, Newton Abbot.

The driver was detained under the Misuse of Drugs Act and the vehicle was then searched.

Officers found £60,000 in a holdall in the boot and the driver was arrested on suspicion of money laundering. He has been bailed until 11 May.

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