Seventeen arrests in drugs crackdown

Seventeen people have been arrested today as part of a crackdown drug dealing on the streets of North Manchester and Salford.

As part of a pre-planned operation, dubbed Operation Cairo, warrants were executed at eighteen addresses.

Police are cracking down on those supplying heroin, particularly in Cheetham Hill and Crumpsall.

Community-led intelligence told detectives drugs were being bought and sold in broad daylight.


Seventeen arrested in drugs raids

Police have arrested 17 people in North Manchester and Salford as part of a drugs crackdown.