Knife, cash and drugs are seized dur­ing crack­down by po­lice

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PO­LICE seized a large knife dur­ing a crack­down on drugs deal­ers in Chel­tenham.

They took the knife, cash and a quan­tity of drugs from the St Marks area of the town.

Po­lice are tar­get­ing of­fend­ers in the town which has seen vul­ner­a­ble chil­dren be­ing used by County Lines gangs to bring drugs from the cities.

They found sus­pected ec­stasy pills, bags of cannabis and other drugs as well as cash.

Of­fi­cers tweeted de­tails of their catch as a warn­ing to other deal­ers that they will crack down on them.

“Of­fi­cers seized the be­low drugs from the St Marks area of Chel­tenham along with a large knife and a quan­tity of cash.

“We are proac­tively tar­get­ing of­fend­ers in your area.”

Glouces­ter­shire po­lice are ap­peal­ing for the pub­lic to re­port any­thing sus­pi­cious be­cause even small bits of in­for­ma­tion can build into im­por­tant in­tel­li­gence.

Call po­lice on 101 or con­tact Crimestop­pers anony­mously on 0800 555 111.

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