Teenager stopped with £250,000 in cash in his car in Blackheath

A 19-year-old has been arrested and £250,000 in cash seized after police stopped a car in Blackheath.

On Wednesday, 13 May, officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command stopped a vehicle in Stratheden Road.

Officers searched the vehicle and found three bags containing about £250,000 in cash.

The man was arrested on suspicion of proceeds of crime offences.

He was taken to a South London police station and was subsequently released under investigation pending further enquiries.

The arrest was part of an investigation into the supply of class A drugs in London.

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