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Drugs and weapons found in drugs raid on Fourth Avenue, Edwinstowe

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A large amount of what is believed to be cocaine was recovered during an early morning police raid.

Officers acting on intelligence entered an address in Fourth Avenue, Edwinstowe, just before 7am on Thursday of last week.

Inside they found drugs, mobile phones and digital scales.

Police conducted an early-morning drugs raid
Police conducted an early-morning drugs raid

Weapons including a machete and a knuckle-duster were also recovered.

Two men, aged 35 and 26, were arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply and possession of offensive weapon.

Both have been released under investigation.

Sergeant Mike Taylor, of the Newark Operation Reacher team, said: “We regularly carry out intelligence-led raids to disrupt the trade in illegal drugs.

“On this occasion, we found a very significant quantity of what we believe to be cocaine and arrested two suspects. Our investigation is ongoing.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident, 76 of May 5.

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