A MAN was arrested near Oxford train station after complaints about 'drug paraphernalia' in the area.

Thames Valley Police's Oxford Central neighbourhood team made the arrest yesterday afternoon in Rewley Road, and seized hundreds of pounds and a stash of drugs from the suspect.

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Posting on Facebook, officers said their presence followed 'community concerns around drug users frequenting the area, and the presence of drug paraphernalia.'

They added: "Thank you to the community - we cannot do this without you!"

Police did not specify what the man had been arrested on suspicion of.

Rewley Road is located just off Frideswide Square and is mainly residential, aside from the fire station.