A POLICE chase through Redditch led to a quantity of drugs being seized by police.

Posting on Twitter the operations patrol unit said a car failed to stop for officers in Redditch.

A pursuit took place and was "brought to a safe conclusion".

They said: "The occupant was found with a quantity of drugs, dealt with for fail to stop and possession of drugs."

Earlier this week Redditch's new police boss spoke out to quell fears the town has a growing drug problem.

The Advertiser previously reported that police seemed to be cracking down on drug use in the town.

Lee page, Safer Neighbourhood Team Inspector for the district, said: "There is no evidence to suggest Redditch is affected by illegal drugs any more or less than other towns of a similar size and makeup.

"There is lots of work ongoing to tackle drug supply and use within Redditch and information from the community forms a crucial part of this.

"So what I would encourage is for anyone with any concerns about drugs in their area to contact officers on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anomyously on 0800 555 111."