Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hampshire cannabis van: Dorset men arrested

Two men have been arrested after a van containing cannabis was found in a hedgerow blocking a Hampshire road.

Plain clothes police from Hampshire Constabulary discovered the white Iveco van in Burley Road, Bransgore, on 6 June.

Assuming there had been a road traffic collision they opened the van to find bags of cannabis inside.

Two men seen jogging towards to the vehicle were arrested at the scene.

The men, 18, and 25, from Bournemouth and Christchurch respectively, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class B drug.

They have been bailed until 12 July.

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