Arrest after Newcastle drugs raid

A man has been arrested after a drugs raid in Newcastle.

Police searched a house and found heroin in wraps and a bag, with an estimated street value of £500.

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug with intent to supply, and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

"It's vital people pass on any information they have about crime and disorder in their neighbourhood, or report anything suspicious, so we can take action to ensure the area remains a safe place to live."

– Neighbourhood Inspector Louise Cass-Williams