A LONDON teenager has been charged with drug dealing offences after being stopped and searched in Basingstoke.

The 16-year-old was searched in Basingstoke on Sunday and has since been charged with an array of offences.

The Southwark teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with two counts of possessing Class A drugs, namely cocaine and heroin, with intent to supply.

He has also been charged with being in possession of criminal property, namely a quantity of cash.

He was granted bail with conditions to appear before Basingstoke Magistrates Court on March 15.