Two Telford teenagers arrested in Wellington drugs swoop
Two Telford teenagers have been arrested after an anonymous tip-off led to a large-scale drugs raid in Wellington.
During a police operation in the town yesterday afternoon, officers arrested a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man on suspicion of possession of controlled drugs believed to be class A and possession with intent to supply drugs believed to be class A.
Following the arrests, police searched a property in Telford and recovered a large amount of what is also believed to be class A drugs.
West Mercia Police said the substance was being sent to a forensics team for testing and the value was unknown.
Both teenagers were in custody awaiting police questioning.
Local Policing Priority Team North tweeted: "Great proactive stop search by the team in Wellington led to 2 arrests.
"This prompted a S18 search of a property where a large amount of believed Class A drugs were located."
The police operation came after an anonymous tip-off from a member of the public and police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity that could be related to drugs in their area by calling West Mercia Police on 101.
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