Five people arrested for drug offences under Operation Gravity

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Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Five people have been arrested for drug offences as part of Operation Gravity following two incidents on Thursday.

Officers stopped a grey Audi around 3.30pm on the A11 at Thickthorn and following a subsequent search of the vehicle, seized a number of mobile phones, a quantity of Class B drugs and a knife.

Two men from London, aged 27 and 33, were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs, possession of cannabis and possession of an offensive weapon and were taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

The second incident occurred around 4pm in Lothian Street and Exeter Street in Norwich, where officers stopped and searched three males. As a result, a quantity of Class A drugs, cash and mobile phones were seized.

Two males, aged 17 and 18 from London and a 36-year-old man from Norwich were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and were taken into police custody at Wymondham. All three are due to be questioned later today.

If you have concerns about drug related crime in your community please contact Norfolk Police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.