A teenager has been arrested after police found cannabis ‘school cakes’ in his home.
Police carried out a stop and search of a teenager near Kirkby train station on Friday and he was found to have a small amount of cannabis on him.
Cannabis cakes, baked in the ‘school cake’ style, were found cut up and ready to be sold on the street.
Other drug paraphernalia was found in the house which was all seized by police.
The teenager was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply.
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Police posted a message on social media which read: “Officers on patrol near to Kirkby Train Station today conducted a Stop and Search of a teenage male who was found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis.
“Officers then attended his home address in the Westvale area during which a large quantity of cannabis was located along with evidence of dealing.
“Cannabis cakes were also found, packaged and ready for distribution. The male was arrested on suspicion of Possession of a Controlled Drug with Intent to Supply and was taken to Copy Lane Custody Suite.
“The investigation is still ongoing. “