Tyne & Wear

Five arrested after drugs and cash seized in Newcastle

Five people have been arrested after police seized cannabis and £10,000 in cash during raids at two homes in Newcastle.

Police raided the addresses in Beaconsfield Street in Arthurs Hill and Grosvenor Court in Chapel Park on Monday.

Three men aged 18, 24 and 36 and two women aged 32 and 56 were arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

All have been bailed pending further enquiries.

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