Man who had 15 wraps of suspected heroin arrested after police chase

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A man who ran from police officers was arrested after 15 wraps of suspected heroin were found in his possession.

Police saw the man acting suspiciously on St Anne’s Road, Eastwood, Rotherham at about 1pm.

He fled from officers but was detained nearby.

Inspector Abdul Aziz said: “The man was searched and found to have 15 wraps of what we believe is heroin on him.

“He was arrested but has been bailed pending an analysis of the drugs.”

In a separate incident, a driver was arrested on Foljambe Road, Eastwood, Rotherham, at about 6.30pm, after failing a drugs test for cannabis.