Two quizzed by police after cocaine raid on house

Police arrested a 51-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man after a raid on a house in Lowe Street
Police arrested a 51-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man after a raid on a house in Lowe Street

A drugs warrant carried out at a home in St Helens has led to two arrests.


Neighbourhood officers forced an entry into a property in Lowe Street, at around 9.30am on Thursday.

A search of the house was undertaken and a substance, suspected to be cocaine, was recovered by police.

Police have confirmed that a 51-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply.

Later both of the suspects, after being interviewed, were released on bail pending further investigations.

A St Helens Police spokesman said: "We will continue to fight the war on drugs and the organised crime behind it."

Residents with suspicions about drug dealing are being asked to ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.