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Three arrests made in connection with Class A drugs supply

We have arrested three people in connection with Class A drugs supply in Portsmouth.


Officers patrolling in the city yesterday evening (Wednesday 18 May) spotted a man acting suspiciously in the area of Nancy Road.


When officers spoke to the man, a 24-year-old from Portsmouth, he was found to be in possession of suspected drugs and was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug.


Officers conducted a Section 32 search of a nearby address and located a significant quantity of suspected class A drugs, cash, several mobile phones and drug paraphernalia.


Two further men, a 23-year-old and a 19-year-old from Portsmouth were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug.


All three have been released from police custody on conditional bail while our enquiries continue.


We would like to take this opportunity to remind people to please report suspicious activity to us. Every report helps us build up a clearer picture of what is happening and helps us tackle crime in your area.


You can report via 101 or online at https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ 


Alternatively, you can make reports 100% anonymously via Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ 


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