A 30-YEAR-OLD man allegedly tried to run away from police after officers stopped him near the centre of Clydebank last week.

According to police, the man was stopped on Kilbowie Road in connection with a separate matter at around 2.45pm on Thursday, February 11.

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He allegedly tried to flee, but was caught and searched for controlled drugs.

Police say a number of tablets were seized.

The man is now the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal for the alleged possession of a class C drug.