Tip off led to drugs raid at property

Police have searched a house in Thornton in connection with drugs.

Wednesday, 10th August 2016, 11:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 10th August 2016, 12:39 pm

The raid, at a semi-detached house, took place at around noon on Friday.

The search was carried out as a result information passed to the police by other concerned residents.

Officers said that after carrying out a thorough investigation no illegal substances were found at the property.

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Police are keen to continue receiving potential information from members of the public on the supply and use of drugs and stressed the importance of intelligence provided by residents.

A spokesman said: “We continue to encourage members of the community to report suspicious activity to us on 101 or via our Lancashire Police website.

“Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”