Man in his 20s 'dealt with' after police seize drugs in New Hall Lane raid

A man in his 20s has been 'dealt with' after police uncovered a stash of drugs at a home in Preston.

Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 12:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 12:34 pm
Police raided a home in Brindle Street, Preston this morning (Wednesday, March 18) and found a quantity of Class B drugs. Pic: Lancashire Police

Officers with Preston's Neighbourhood Task Force executed a misuse of drugs warrant at the home in Brindle Street, off New Hall Lane, this morning (March 18).

Police said the raid was a result of a tip-off from within the community.

A spokesman for the force said:" A quantity of Class B drugs were recovered and a male in his twenties has been dealt with for these offences.

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Lancashire Police did not confirm whether the man has been arrested on suspicion of drug offences.

If you have any information for Lancashire Police, you can contact the force on 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.