Kimberley - A man was arrested in Kimberley on Thursday for alleged possession of drugs with a street value of about R10 000, Northern Cape police said.

The 21-year-old man was arrested in Colville, Lieutenant Olebogeng Tawana said.

Police received a tip-off about a man dealing in drugs in the veld. He was found with a red bag containing Mandrax tablets and R1 267 in cash.

The man was expected to appear in the Kimberley Magistrate's Court on Friday.