A female driver was arrested in Rayleigh yesterday evening after she was stopped in a stolen car with drugs.

The driver, who admitted to having no licence, was stopped in Rayleigh driving a car stolen from London.

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Essex Police officers from the operational support group searched the car and recovered class A drugs and another set of number plates.

The female driver has been arrested for theft and drug supply.

The car was also recovered.