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Bellshill drugs raids: 11 people arrested

Police have arrested 11 people in a North Lanarkshire town in connection with the alleged supply of drugs including heroin and cocaine.

Seven men, aged 20, 22, 28, 36, 40, 41 and 44, and four women, aged 31, 38, 41 and 41, were held during the operation in Bellshill on Tuesday.

Police said those arrested "form a network of street dealers who brought misery to the local community".

They also face action, police said, under proceeds of crime legislation.

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