500 cannabis bags seized in six Harehills police raids with 9 arrests

Police in Harehills in Leeds have made nine arrests after seizing 500 cannabis bags across six raids in December.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 14th December 2018, 3:49 pm
Updated Friday, 14th December 2018, 3:53 pm
About 500 bags of cannabis have been seized by West Yorkshire Police
About 500 bags of cannabis have been seized by West Yorkshire Police

Police have also had a property closed by the courts.

Harehills Neighbourhood Policing Team have over the last month executed six warrants resulting in approximately 500 bags of Cannabis and an estimated £3,000 in money being siezed.

A total of 9 arrests have been made so far for Possession with Intent to Supply and assets have been seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

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Along with this applications have been made to the Courts for Closure Orders to be placed on a number of properties.

One of these orders to date has been granted and the property is now closed.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: "The Harehills Neighbourhood Policing Team will continue to gather intelligence and act on that information recieved to tackle all the issues in order to provide a Safer Community for those who reside and work in the area."