POLICE arrested a man on suspicion of drugs offences, including driving under the influence of them.

Officers stopped a car on Trafalgar Road, Newport, at around 6.15pm on Friday, after they saw a suspected drug deal going on.

The driver, a 29-year-old man from Newport, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs and drug driving.

He was later released from custody, but remains under investigation.