Cocaine arrest in Layton after traffic stop

A 23-year-old man from Blackpool was arrested after this silver Honda moped was pulled over in Layton
A 23-year-old man from Blackpool was arrested after this silver Honda moped was pulled over in Layton

A moped rider was arrested after being pulled over for speeding in Layton – and allegedly found with a bag containing cocaine, police said.

The 23-year-old man, from Blackpool, was stopped in Layton Road at around 10pm yesterday, and also held on suspicion of drug driving, a spokeswoman added.

He was still in custody this morning, while the moped was taken away on a flatbed lorry.