Five people have been arrested following dawn raids in Manchester this morning.

The raids were part of operation,code-named Strike which forms part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of drugs in Manchester.

Five people – aged 19, 20, 21, 23 and 31 – were arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs.

They remain in custody for questioning.

Detective Constable Andy Shahhet, of Challenger Manchester, said: “Following today’s positive action we currently have five people in custody being questioned by officers.

“This investigation is very much ongoing and I would encourage anyone with information to get in touch with police.

“Challenger Manchester will continue to do everything we can to disrupt the supply of drugs in Manchester and identify those involved in criminality.”


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