Police find drugs, cash and knives in raid on property

A man was arrested after police discovered drugs, knives and a large amount of money when they raided a property.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 7:42 pm
Updated Friday, 5th March 2021, 7:48 pm

Officers from Leigh neighbourhood policing team, along with members of the district tasking team, executed a drugs warrant on Railway Road in Leigh on Friday morning.

A spokesman said: "A search of the address led to a quantity of what is believed to be class A and class B drugs being seized. Additionally, a large quantity of cash was recovered along with various paraphernalia and knives.

"An adult male was arrested at the address on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A and class B drugs and also for money laundering. Whilst at custody he was further arrested for a breach of court order.

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Cash was seized
Cash was seized

"An investigation regarding the drugs and money are ongoing and he will be attending magistrates court in the morning for the breach."

Anyone with information about drug dealing is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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Drugs were found by the police
Police shared this photograph of knives they found