POLICE seized at least £100 worth of cannabis in after a stop and search.

Officers from Braintree’s community policing team stopped a Fiat Punto in Russell Road, Halstead where they found 15 small bags of cannabis inside the vehicle.

PC Lockyer and PC Verrall, from Braintree CPT took the driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old back to their home address after the search was carried out.

The teenager was given a community order and referred to the drug and alcohol intervention service.

The incident took place around the same time as the community police meeting held by Sgt Bastendorff and PC Wheeler was taking place in Queen's Hall.

If you see any behaviour that you suspect to be related to the supply of drugs, call 101.