Seven held in drug raids in Teesside and Northumberland
Seven people have been arrested and a property is being searched in Spain after drug raids by police across the North East of England.
Four men and a woman, aged between 24 and 43, from Northumberland and Teesside, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.
Two other men, aged 40 and 60, from Teesside, were arrested on suspicion of obtaining money by fraud.
A property in Los Alcazares, Spain, is also being searched by officials.
A number of documents and a substantial amount of cash was also seized in the raids.
Nine search warrants were carried out in Bedlington, Newbiggin, Stockton, Thornaby and Ormesby.
The arrests were part of a long-running investigation into the suspected supply of controlled drugs.