TWO knives and drugs have been seized and three people have been arrested after a police raid.

At around 10.25am this morning, Friday, officers from Cheshire Police entered an address on Broadhurst Avenue in Sankey Bridges.

As officers entered the property, three men ran out of the rear of the address. All three were quickly identified and arrested nearby.

Following a search of the address, officers recovered a quantity of heroin and crack cocaine, along with a large knife and a flick knife.

The three men aged 23, 19 and 18 have all been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. They all remain in custody at this time.

Following the arrests, DS Alex Reeves said: “This morning we arrested three men, recovered weapons, cash and a quantity of illegal drugs.

“Illegal drugs have a devastating impact, not only on drug users, but the community around them.

“We are committed to doing all we can to stop drug activity on our streets to make Warrington a safer place to live.

“Intelligence supplied by members of the public is crucial to this fight, and I urge anyone with any information about suspected drug related activity in their community to get in touch.

“We will continue to tackle drug dealing and organised crime in Warrington and elsewhere in Cheshire head on, utilising all the resources at our disposal.”

Anyone with any information in relation to illegal drug activity in their community is urged to report it to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

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