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'Good, hard-working Chorlton dad' says he was left with no choice but to deal Class A drugs after losing job during pandemic - he was caught in an Aldi car park

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Don't miss out on the big stories from Manchester's courts with our weekly newsletter A man who turned to dealing Class A drugs said he ‘had no choice’ after he lost his job because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ashley Powell, 32, was seen driving his Vauxhall Astra in Didsbury when officers became concerned. After he pulled into the Aldi car park in the village he was detained. READ MORE: Murder cops launch manhunt after woman dies in house blaze and car is found abandoned at airport As the officers explained their reasons for detaining him, he ‘turned about face’ and ran in a 20 second chase with officers.

Manchester Crown Court heard that during the chase he put an item down his trousers, shortly before he was tasered and detained.

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