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Drugs worth more than £100,000 recovered in Aberdeen

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Drugs with an estimated street value of more than £100,000 have been seized in Aberdeen.

Grampian Police said 15 people had been charged after warrants were executed on Tuesday as part of ongoing Operation Maple.

Officers raided homes in the Tillydrone, Kincorth, Kittybrewster, Mastrick, Torry and Woodside areas "in response to concerns and intelligence".

Drugs including heroin, cocaine and cannabis were recovered.

Seven people were expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

Ch Supt Adrian Watson said: "Operation Maple has proven to be a very real success and only emphasises the power of the police and community working closely together."

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