POLICE in the Allerdale area have been tackling drug use and antisocial behaviour. 

One arrest was made in Workington following the breach of a dispersal order. 

Another three stop and searches for drugs were conducted by officers in the town. 

A spokesperson said: "Allerdale NPT has been on foot patrol throughout today at the Workington Christmas light switch on.

"Apart from reports of youth ASB earlier on in the afternoon, a good time was had by all.

"Later on in the evening they turned their attention towards drug use in the area which led to three individuals being stopped and searched and drugs located.

"One arrest was also made following a breach of dispersal order by a youth who had been dispersed from the town centre earlier in the afternoon."