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Mephedrone 'worth £60,000' found by police in Bolton

Mephedrone
Image caption The drugs were found by police from Bolton's Organised Crime Unit

Four kilos of mephedrone have been seized by police in Bolton.

The drugs, with an estimated street value of £60,000, were found after police stopped a man on Leslie Street and then searched two houses.

Barry Fletcher, 39, of Tonge Moor Road, has been charged with possessing a class B drug with intent to supply.

A 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of possessing a class B controlled drug with intent to supply, has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Greater Manchester Police said the drugs were discovered after a man was searched by officers from Bolton's Organised Crime Unit.

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