OFFICERS seized cannabis, a bag of white powder and alcohol from a group of youths in North Dorset.

The items were taken by police on Thursday evening during patrols in the area of Stour Meadows in Blandford.

An officer from North Dorset Police said: "Blandford town and rural neighbourhood policing team are out on ASB patrols tonight (Thursday) targeting known hot spots, and other areas reported to police.

"These items have already been seized from a group of young people this evening which included a bag of white powder, cannabis and alcohol. A member of the group is helping police with our enquiries."

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said no arrests had been made and enquiries were ongoing into the incident.