Two arrests after Norwich pub drugs raid

Two people were arrested in relation to drugs offences at a Norwich pub last night.

Two people were arrested in relation to drugs offences at a Norwich pub last night.

Police officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at the Firs pub in Cromer Road, Hellesdon.

A member of the staff at the premises was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. A male was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Members of Hellesdon Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) and Norfolk Tactical Unit worked alongside Norfolk police's specialised licensing team to execute the warrant.


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Inspector Brian Pincher, who heads the Hellesdon SNT, said: 'This warrant was part of our ongoing work with licensed premises in the area and was a very good result for the team and our partner agencies.

'Officers carried out reassurance visits to nearby homes and it was clear the operation was positively received by local people.'

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