Police on patrol in a York suburb have arrested a man after a chase.
A community support officer was on duty in Heworth Ward, in an area York police said “has been highlighted by residents for drug dealing”.
Police later clarified they were referencing Monkton Road and the field at the bottom of Bell Farm.
The officer spotted a male acting suspiciously, who then took off.
He was arrested after a chase on foot, with the support from regular police.
Problems with drug dealing in Heworth have been highlighted before.
Along with vandalism, it is one of the problems that has blighted the Foss Fairy Trail, which is so popular with young families.