'Large' stash of drugs seized in Blackpool crackdown on dealers

Police said the 'large' amount of drugs was recovered following a stop and search in Blackpool. Photo: Lancashire Police
Police said the 'large' amount of drugs was recovered following a stop and search in Blackpool. Photo: Lancashire Police
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A 'large' amount of suspected drugs were seized as part of a police crackdown on street dealing in Blackpool.

Officers in the Brunswick and Claremont areas took to the streets as part of the fight against drugs being sold in public places.

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A stop and search uncovered the drugs, which were seized by officers.

In a Facebook post, Blackpool Police said its neighbourhood policing team had been "busy... targeting street dealers".

It added: "A proactive stop and search resulted in a male being arrested for possession with intent to supply and a large quantity of drugs recovered."