Police arrest two men in South Manchester drugs raids

Two men have been arrested after the police seized drugs and weapons during a drugs raid in Manchester.

Manchester police officers carried out two raids yesterday morning at different addresses, as part of ongoing action to tackle violent crimes across the city.

The first raid took place on Aston Avenue, Fallowfield, where a 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of carrying of class A drugs.  

Police then arrested a 22-year-old man from Rusholme, on suspicion of possessing class B drugs.

The young man from Rusholme, was also arrested on suspicion of section five Firearms Act.

Chief Inspector Stephen Wiggins, said: “If we don’t take weapons off the street there is potential for all kinds of harm to be unleashed.”

Both men currently remain in police custody and are waiting to be questioned by investigators.

Main photo credit: GMP

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