Five arrested following drugs activity in Moor Park, Preston

Police have arrested two men and three teenagers on suspicion of drugs offences following reports of drug dealing in the Moor Park area of Preston.

At around 7.30pm last night (Wednesday 15th May, 2024), officers from Preston Task Force were conducting a plain-clothed and uniformed patrol around the area after receiving several reports of drugs activity.

In a short space of time, a couple of chases and with one man trying to hide in a bush, five people, all from Manchester, were arrested.

Searches found drugs believed to be crack cocaine and heroin and large quantities of cash.

A search of a nearby property also found several mobile phones and cash which have all been seized.

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