Arrests after drugs raids

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POLICE made two arrests during early-morning drugs raids.

Three houses were targeted by officers during an operation sparked by information from residents in Hartlepool.

Properties in Borrowdale Street, Kendal Street and Wensleydale Street were searched.

Police say they found suspected amphetamine and cannabis during yesterday’s raids.

A 30-year-old woman was arrested and charged with possession of class B drugs and a 34-year-old man was arrested and received a caution.

A Cleveland Police spokesman said: “This was an intelligence-led operation, acting upon information received from the local community and information gathered by local police community support officers.”

Anyone with information on drugs in Hartlepool can call 101 or Crimestopppers on 0800 555111.