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Two Perry Barr PCs in drug and corruption arrests

Two policemen have been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs and corruption offences.

The constables, aged 47 and 35, were quizzed over conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office, and conspiracy to steal and supply drugs.

The officers, based at Perry Barr, Birmingham, were arrested in early morning raids.

Five other men and one woman were also arrested in the raids by West Midlands Police's counter corruption unit.

"All are being questioned at police stations across the West Midlands," a force spokesman said.

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The other people arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office, conspiracy to steal and to supply drugs were a 42-year-old man and a woman, 36, both from Derby, and a man aged 28 from Alum Rock.

A 42-year-old-man from Washwood Heath, a man aged 27 from Alum Rock and another man, 25, from Aston are being questioned on conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.

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