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Last Updated: Wednesday April 08 2009 14:42 GMT

Potter actor in drugs arrest

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Harry Potter actor Jamie Waylett has been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs.

The actor, who plays the part of bully Vincent Crabbe in the Potter films, was arrested with a friend on Thursday after police found drugs in his car.

Officers stopped the pair in London and found eight bags of a drug that's believed to be cannabis in the car.

Then in a raid at the 19-year-old's home they discovered 10 plants which are also thought to be cannabis.

Both Waylett and his friend have been released by police while they carry out their investigation.

Waylett has appeared in all five Potter films as one of Draco Malfoy's best mates.

He's already filmed his part in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which is due to be released in July.