Driver held after police find £465,000 cash in van

A driver was arrested after up to £465,000 in banknotes was found in the back of a van.

Leicestershire’s Roads Policing Unit tweeted two pictures of the substantial haul after the vehicle was pulled over in Roundhay Road, Leicester, on Wednesday night.

A statement issued by Leicestershire Police confirmed that the money was found during a stop-check search of the van.

The force said: “The driver has been arrested and remains in police custody.

“He will be transferred and questioned by West Midlands Police officers as the arrest relates to an ongoing West Midlands Police investigation.”

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said officers were still awaiting the transfer of the suspect to the force area.

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