A MAN has been charged with drug, knife and driving offences following a crash in Dudley.

Officers spotted a suspected cloned vehicle on Monday evening (June 10), which failed to stop for police.

Dudley Police said that following a brief pursuit the vehicle crashed in the Russells Hall area. No one was hurt in the collision.

Officers searched the vehicle and found a knife, cash, cannabis and a set of scales. Three men, all aged 19, were then detained.

Now, Andrew Reeves, of Wood Road, Lower Gornal, has been charged with possession of class B drugs, possession with intent to supply class B drugs, and possession of a knife/bladed article in a public place.

He has also been charged with driving dangerously, failing to stop, driving licence offences and driving without insurance.

The 19-year-old has been bailed to appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, June 18.