A TEENAGER arrested after police found weapons and drugs in a car has been released on bail.

Members of the the Braintree Community Policing Team arrested the 18-year-old after stopping a black BMW in The Street, White Notley, around 10.30pm on Saturday.

Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and found an amount of cannabis inside, along with scales, a Taser and a knife.

The teenager was then arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis and two offences of possession of an offensive weapon.

He was questioned by officers before being bailed until June 9.