Three arrests after £160k in drugs seized

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Three people have been ­arrested and drugs worth about £160,000 seized in separate ­police raids.

Officers found diamorphine and cocaine with a street value of £90,000 during house searches in Cherry Avenue and Gean Court, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, at about 7:20pm on Wednesday.

Two men, aged 26, and a woman, 24, were arrested.

Later, a kilo of heroin worth about £70,000 was recovered near Applecross Street, Possilpark, Glasgow. Police were alerted after a member of the public reported two men acting suspiciously on the canal bank.

Detective Chief Inspector Pat Campbell said: “If anyone has information about drugs in their community I would ask them to pass it to police.”