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Police patrols increased in Whitecross after cannabis raid
AROUND 50 cannabis plants have been seized by police in Whitecross after they received a tip-off.
Officers went to the address on Hoyle Street at 5pm on Tuesday.
They recovered the plants after being passed on information by residents.
Police say no one has yet been arrested, with enquiries ongoing.
Patrols have also been increased around Whitecross Road and Leicester Street in a bid to deter drug activity.
Residents have also reported incidents of anti-social behaviour were made to Warrington West NPU.
Insp Rob Dickinson, who recently took over the unit, said: “There has been a very positive response to the operation and we are really pleased to see people engaging with officers and talking to them about any issues that are affecting them.
“The policing team is committed to working with people to tackle the issues that really matter to them.
“Suspected drug related activity in the area has been highlighted and, in response to concerns raised, we have stepped up patrols in the area.
“We are urging residents to stop and speak to officers and air their concerns.”
To report drug activity in the area call the neighbourhood unit on 101.