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Drugs and weapons seized and arrests made in latest Operation Viper day of action

Heroin, cash and weapons have been seized and 10 people arrested by Northamptonshire Police today as part of an operation to tackle serious and organised crime.

The arrests took place at locations in and around Northampton town centre, for offences including possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply, for being concerned in the supply of drugs, for robbery and for the theft of a motor vehicle.

DI Tony Hopkins said: “Today we've had officers from Northampton's Proactive Team working around the town, targeting people known to be involved in the supply of Class A drugs.

“Today is an example of work being carried out by Northamptonshire Police's proactive teams across the county on a daily basis and is part of Operation Viper, the force's crackdown on serious and organised crime.”

Anyone with information about the supply of drugs in their community can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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