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Drugs seized in Operation Maple raids in Aberdeen

Cannabis with an estimated street value of about £75,000 has been recovered by police in Aberdeen.

Other drugs worth £1,000 and £500 in cash were also seized as part of a crackdown on drugs and anti-social behaviour in the city centre.

Six men aged between 17 and 51, and one woman aged 35, were reported for drug offences.

Suspected brothels were also targeted, with two women aged 23 and 28 reported to the procurator fiscal.

Operation Maple is Police Scotland's ongoing strategy to target drugs and anti-social behaviour in Aberdeen.

It has been running since 2010.

This latest phase saw work carried out across the city including in the west end, city centre, Bridge of Don, Kittybrewster and Rosemount areas.​

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