A LARGE kitchen knife has been seized by police after a car was stopped in Andover.

The vehicle was stopped by officers in Churchill Way at around 1.30pm today (Monday) as part of ongoing action surrounding knife crime in the town. 

A spokesman for Hampshire police said the driver, a 41-year-old man, was also found with a wrap of class A drugs. 

The spokesman added the driver was spoken to by officers. 

It is not yet known if the man was arrested following the search of his car.