A MAN was arrested on Weymouth Esplanade yesterday after police said he failed to appear at court last week.

The man was also alleged to have been in possession of a class B drug cannabis.

The man will appear at Weymouth Magistrates Court today.

A spokesman from Weymouth & Portland Police said: "We located a male on The Esplanade who had failed to appear at court last week.

"He was also found to be in possession of cannabis and will be required to attend two one to one sessions with a drug and alcohol service provided by Public Health England to address their substance misuse.

"He was arrested and will be going to court [today]."