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Man arrested after Beckton drugs raid

PUBLISHED: 17:37 09 November 2010 | UPDATED: 10:35 10 November 2010

UNCOVERED: Part of the 200  bags of cannabis police recovered in swoop

UNCOVERED: Part of the 200 bags of cannabis police recovered in swoop

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested after a police raid found drugs with a street value of £2,000 at a Beckton property.

A 20-year old man has been arrested following the discovery of drugs with a street value of £2,000 during a raid on a Beckton address this morning.

Beckton Safer Neighbourhoods Police Team and the Territorial Support Group found 203 bags of cannabis and six wraps of class A drugs during the swoop in Manor Way.

Team spokesperson Sgt Sarah Mulligan said: “This was a fantastic result, removing a large amount of drugs from Newham’s streets.”

The suspect, arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A and class B drugs, is being quizzed at an East London police station.

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