Door sliced in half as Preston police carry out drugs raid in Deepdale

A man was arrested following a drugs raid in Preston which left the front door of the house sawn in half

By James Graves
Sunday, 31st January 2021, 11:09 am
Updated Sunday, 31st January 2021, 11:14 am

The raid took place in the Deepdale area of the city at around 5am yesterday morning (January 30).

Preston Police they found a 'substantial' amount of money at the property and a 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

A dramatic picture of the front door on the house that was raided was put on Preston Police's Twitter page showing it sliced in half.

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The front door of the house was sliced open as police raided the property (Credit: Lancs Police)

A spokesman for Preston Police said on Twitter: "Yesterday at 5am, Preston NPT Task Force carried out another misuse of drugs act warrant in the Deepdale area.

"A 22-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after a substantial amount of cash was found."

Preston Police was contacted for further comment.