Two men arrested in Dereham drugs raid released while investigations continue

Dereham Police raided a property in The Maltings early on Monday morning, searching for drugs. Pictu

Dereham Police raided a property in The Maltings early on Monday morning, searching for drugs. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Two men, including one 17-year-old, arrested during a drugs raid in Dereham have been released under investigation.

The teenager from the Norwich area was arrested following a chase on foot after he escaped through a window during the raid of a property at The Maltings just before 9am on Monday.

He was caught in the car park of Morrisons supermarket and arrested on suspicion of intent to supply a class A drug.

The teenager was taken to Wymondham police station for questioning.

A man in his 20s from the Dereham was arrested for being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and was also questioned.


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Police with a sniffer dog have searched the area for drugs, believed to be heroin, but just a small amount of cannabis was found at the property.

The two men have been released while further investigations take place.

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