Heroin stash discovered in house in Hartlepool

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Recovered drugs
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Police said the drugs could have created more than 1,000 street deals

Police in Hartlepool have recovered suspected heroin with an estimated street value of £12,500.

Cleveland Police said the discovery came as officers visited a house in Bruntoft Avenue on an unrelated matter.

A force spokesman said the quantity recovered was enough to make more than 1,000 deals.

A man and woman, both aged 27, were arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs with the intent to supply and are currently in police custody.

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