A MAN has been arrested in connection with drugs offences after a vehicle was stopped in Basing View.

Police stopped a vehicle which was heading in the direction of Eastrop Roundabout after reports of a person acting suspiciously.

A 20-year-old man was arrested following the incident which took place around 1.20pm in Churchill Way.

A witness told the Gazette that the man had a "very large knife" when he was arrested. 

The man was arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and currently remains in custody.

Anyone who has any further information is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting 44190321313.