Two arrested in Croydon after police seize Class-A drugs and £10,000 in cash

Two people have been arrested after police seized a quantity of cocaine and heroin along with more than £10,000 in cash.

Police carried out searches at ten residential properties in the Thornton Heath area on the morning of Thursday, 20 January.

As part of an operation targeting criminal activity in South London , a 38-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman were arrested.

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Both were taken into custody on suspicion of being involved in the supply of Class A drugs, possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and money laundering.

They remain at a south London police station.

Police seized a quantity of cocaine and heroin along with more than £10,000 in cash.

Inspector Stephen Warnes, from the Safer Neighbourhoods Team in Thornton Heath, said:

“Today’s operation was the result of acting on information from the local community who raised concerns about drug dealing in the area.

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“Tackling violent crime and the supply of drugs is a top priority for the Met, which includes targeting the drivers which fuel it.”

Police are urging anyone with information or concerns about drug supply in their local community to call police on 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymous on 0800 555 111.

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