Cannabis and airguns seized in Failsworth swoop

Date published: 10 September 2021

Police in Failsworth have arrested a man they suspect was intending to deal cannabis.

Two air guns have also been seized.

A post on the GMP Failsworth and Hollinwood Facebook page read: "Officers carried out a warrant this morning (Friday) at Burgess Drive in Failsworth, as part of Operation Helix and arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis.

"He remains in custody for questioning.

"Officers also recovered a quantity of cannabis and digital weighing scales, and two air weapons."

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