7 people have been arrested following a series of dawn raids across County Durham. The operation targeted individuals who're suspected of supplying drugs. The activity was linked to other searches in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds. In total, 15 arrests were made.
Superintendent Andy Huddleston speaks after 7 arrests in early morning raids in County Durham.
Police have carried out a series of dawn raids across County Durham targeting suspected drug dealers. The operation was linked to searches in other parts of the country, including Liverpool, Leeds and Manchester. In total, 15 people were arrested, 7 in County Durham.
The Chief Constable of Durham Police, Mike Barton, speaks after a series of dawn raids in the county targeting suspected drug dealers.
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