THREE people have been arrested after a large amount of class A drugs were found in Southend.

The Southend Proactive Policing team pulled over a car in the town on Sunday.

In a post on Facebook, the team wrote: "So what started as a simple traffic stop led to a smashed window, three people arrested, a large quantity of class A drugs and money recovered - one charged and remanded for possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin and the other two released under investigation.