Spice seized following foot chase in Torquay town centre

(Last Updated On: February 3, 2018)

A large quantity of spice was seized in Torquay yesterday, Friday 2nd February.

A photo posted on twitter showed bags of spice that had been seized in the town that morning.

Police seized the drugs along with a set of scales following a foot chase. One man was arrested.

Photo: Twitter/Torquay Police

Posting on Twitter, Torquay Police said: “This morning in the town centre we encountered a chap who challenged us to a foot chase. We won. 1st prize was a bag of suspected NPS, commonly known as spice, some scales and another collar felt for #OpRoxbury #Police #Torquay https://t.co/TJxBSjB8Zj

Spice, also known as the zombie drug has seen people passing out in the street, suffer from hallucinations, vomiting and seizures.

There has been much discussion on social media re. the open use of the drug within the town and the increased number of people requiring medical intervention. The drug has been a regular topic of conversation on Facebook page Spotted Torquay

Inspector Jenkinson said on twitter: “More awesome proactivity by @TorquayNHT today. Large quantity of spice seized, one male suspect arrested and recalled to prison. Neighbourhood officers dealing with community issues. Great stuff”

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