Merseyside drugs gang jailed for total of more than 135 years

A drugs gang who recruited child dealers to flood the streets of Merseyside and beyond with heroin and cocaine are tonight starting hefty jail sentences Police say the group operated under a veil of fear forcing vulnerable young people into a life of crime. Their activities stretched from the North West to Devon and Cornwall and highlight a worrying trend of children being used in the drug trade. Ashley Derricott has been following the case.