100 wraps of suspected heroin recovered in Stanley Street drugs arrest

13th August 2021

Police have arrested a man and seized suspected drugs following an incident in Southport town centre last night, Thursday 12 August.

At around 7.15pm, officers on patrol on Stanley Street witnessed a suspected drugs transaction in an alleyway. A man was detained nearby after attempting to run off, and was seen to discard items onto a roof.

Around 100 wraps of suspected heroin were seized, plus cash and a phone. Following a search, suspected cannabis and cocaine were also found and seized.

An 18-year-old man from Litherland was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs and taken to a police station for questioning.

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You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.