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Police hunt Norfolk's 'most wanted' for county lines drug dealing

Police say these are their 'most wanted' as they tackle county lines drug dealing. Credit: Norfolk Police

Police have released pictures of the people they say are 'most wanted' in connection with county lines drug dealing in Norfolk.

It comes after a two-week crackdown which saw 68 people arrested in and around Norwich on suspicion of offences related to supplying Class A drugs.

Large quantities of Class A drugs were seized, along with cash, knives and mobile phones.

It was part of Operation Gravity, the force's crackdown on drug dealing across the county - and the serious violent crime that comes with it.

Since it was launched at the end of 2016, more the 500 people have been arrested.

"When we launched Operation Gravity in December 2016 we made it clear that Norfolk was not open for business for illegal drug activity and the message remains the same. However, we cannot deal with the issue with enforcement alone and local communities also have a role to play in helping keep their neighbourhood safe and free from the kind of anti-social behaviour linked to Class A drug dealing."

– Asst Chief Con Paul Sanford

Now officers are appealing to the public to help trace people who remain outstanding and are wanted in connection with the supply of Class A drugs.

They released 10 pictures - but have since arrested one 42-year-old on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.

They are searching for: · Jah Mal Ohene-Darko, aged 23, from the London area but is known to frequent Norwich · Andrew Wirt, aged 31, from Norwich · Conner Durrant, aged 21, from the Lowestoft area but frequents in Norwich · Nathaniel Douglas, aged 29, from the London area but is known to frequent Norwich · Sue-Lee Mackey, aged 32, from Norwich · Muhammed Ashen, aged 29, from London but is known to frequent the Norwich area Shane Dagless, aged 30, from Norwich · Ben Matthews, aged 43, from Norwich · Rhyann Kelly, aged 18, from Liverpool but is known to frequent Norwich

If you have any information on the whereabouts of any of the individuals pictured, please do not approach them but contact Norfolk Constabulary on 101 immediately.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 08000 555111.