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Police in Derby use protective clothing to search flat

Drug arrest in Derby Credit: PA

Police in Derby want to reassure the public after officers were seen wearing protective clothing while searching a property in the city.

Derbyshire Police say they received information about in a flat in Magnus Court and went to search the property. They took the decision to wear protective clothing in case of the discovery of harmful substances.

It followed the arrest of 36-year-old man elsewhere in the city on suspicion of producing and supplying drugs.

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