Police seize £1.3m of drugs after raid on flat

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Drugs worth an estimated street value of £1.3 million have been seized by police.

Officers from the serious and organised crime unit swooped on a flat in Glasgow around 10.45am on Friday, August 12.

They searched the property in Easterhill Place, Tollcross, Glasgow and discovered a quantity of drugs.

Police seized approximately five kilos of what is believed to be cocaine, more than 300 grams of heroin and 30 kilos of a mixing agent, Benzocaine.

Officers are now appealing to people in their community to contact them if they see any suspicious behaviour.

Detective Inspector Jim Biggam said: “This operation demonstrates our determination to rid our streets of drugs and serious and organised crime.

“Through effective intelligence gathering, help and support from the local community we can cause considerable disruption to the supply of drugs. This remains a high priority and we will continue to target those involved in this criminal activity.”

If anyone has any information or is aware of any suspicious behaviour in their community, please contact your local police office or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.