Cannabis worth £5,000 seized in St Leonards

A HAUL of cannabis has been seized from a flat in St Leonards by police.

An 18-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply following the execution of a drugs warrant in Warrior Gardens, on October 11, and bailed pending further enquiries until December 20.

Inside the flat officers confiscated nearly £5,000 worth of cannabis which appeared to be ready for distribution.

Inspector Paul Phelps from Hastings Neighbourhood Police Team said: “This is a great result not only for Sussex Police but for the local community, who are directly affected by the impact of drugs and drug dealing.

“I would urge anyone who has information on drug dealing in their community to please contact us, your call will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.