OAP, 73, held for money laundering after £200k in cash seized

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A 73-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cocaine and money laundering after £200k in cash was found at two addresses in Blackpool

Police stopped a Peugeot 3008 car on Cookson Street at about 6pm on Wednesday and recovered a quantity of drugs. They then searched two addresses in the resort.

£100k cash was found at each of the addresses.

Two other people were also arrrested.

A 38-year-old man was arrested for possession of cannabis, being concerned in the supply of cocaine and money laundering and a 25-year-old man was arrested for possession of cannabis and being concerned in the supply of cocaine.

They are currently in custody.