OFFICERS investigating drug dealing in the Kingswall area of Malmesbury have made an arrest and seized a vehicle.

The man in his 20s was stopped in the area by the Local Policing Tasking Team on Tuesday evening (07/05) and arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

Around £700 in cash was seized, and earlier today around £500 worth of cocaine was located hidden in the engine of the vehicle.

The man been released under investigation.

PC Ashlyn Goddall said: "We know that people are concerned about drug dealing, and the associated violence, exploitation and anti-social behaviour that comes with it.

"Our officers are already carrying out a huge amount of work to target drug dealers, and we need the support of our communities to get the intelligence we need to assist our investigations.

"If you have information about drug dealing or suspicious activity in your community please report it to us.

"No matter how small the piece of information is, it will be recorded and used to build up a bigger intelligence picture that officers can then act on."