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Drugs and weapons seized by police in Fletcher Road

Posted on - 17th January, 2021 - 8:18pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Fishwick, Preston News, St Matthews
Drugs and knives seized by police during the incident in Fletcher Road Pic: Preston Police
Drugs and knives seized by police during the incident in Fletcher Road Pic: Preston Police

Police have arrested three people after discovering a haul of drugs and weapons.

Two men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of offences including affray, money laundering, supplying Class A and Class B drugs, theft and permitting drug misuse on premises.

The arrests were made during Sunday (17 January) afternoon in the St Matthews area of Preston.

A police spokesperson: “As well as the large amount of money and drugs, there has been a number of knives and other offensive weapons taken off the streets.

“This action will hopefully have a profound effect in the area of Fletcher Road.

“Task Force will continue to target this area in the coming weeks.”

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Anyone with information on further criminal activity in the Fletcher Road area is asked to call police on 101.

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