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The National Crime Agency arrested a man and a woman this morning during a raid in Stourbridge. It was one of a series of raids taking place in the Midlands and West Yorkshire.
The raids were part of an investigation into an organised crime group believed to be responsible for importing huge quantities of heroin into the UK as well as across Europe.
But for NCA officer, Richard Warner, the seizure of £5million worth of heroin is not just about the street value figure.
Drug raids were carried out early this morning in the Midlands and West Yorkshire, in which new crime unit, the National Crime Agency, arrested six people.
This footage shows one of the raids in Stourbridge.
Speaking after the arrests of six suspected drug traffickers at addresses in the West Midlands and West Yorkshire, a spokesman for the National Crime Agency said:
Six people of a suspected organised crime group have been arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin into the United Kingdom and mainland Europe.
Officers from the newly created National Crime Agency raided five addresses in Birmingham and one in West Yorkshire early this morning.
More than 95 kilograms of heroin have been seized by police so far in a joint operation with West Midlands Police and agencies in Germany, Holland and Spain.
Fifty kilos of drugs were seized in this country with an estimated street value of around £5 million.
The heroin was conceal within suitcases with false bottoms, books and specially adapted clothing.
It is believed the crime group used couriers to import the heroin on flights from Pakistan.
Two 52-year-old men and a 37-year-old woman from Stourbridge, a 32-year-old man from Bordesley Green, a 41-year-old man from Alum Rock, and a 42-year-old man from Bradford, were all arrested in the raids, and are being questioned by police.