Yorkshire 18-year-old driver who tested positive for cocaine arrested after imitation gun found in car

The imitation firearm found in the car
The imitation firearm found in the car

An 18-year-old has been arrested after testing positive for cocaine and an imitation firearm being found in his car.

Police in North Yorkshire reported how officers stopped a vehicle for having two defective tyres.

Police then found the driver tested positive for cocaine in a roadside drugs test, before finding an imitation firearm under the seat.

The incident happened in Selby on Sunday.

A spokesman said: "The driver, an 18-year-old local male was arrested. An evidential blood sample has been obtained and he was released under investigation pending the results."

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