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Seven charged over 'Benefits Street' drug raids

Police say they have charged several people with drug offences following a series of raids carried out in James Turner Street, Winson Green, Birmingham last year.

Seven charged over 'Benefits Street' drug raids

James Turner Street has been the subject of a controversial Channel 4 documentary Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police say they have charged several people with drug offences following a series of raids carried out in James Turner Street, Winson Green, Birmingham last year.

The street most recently featured in the Channel 4 documentary 'Benefits Street.'

The drugs raids took place in June 2013 and several people were arrested. On Wednesday they were charged with several offences and have been bailed to appear in court next month.

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