Essex

Essex drugs operation: Fourteen people arrested

Police have arrested 14 people on suspicion of drugs offences during raids on premises in Colchester and Clacton in Essex.

The early-morning raids took place at 16 premises as part of a police operation to tackle the supply of Class A drugs.

Those held were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of, or possession of, class A drugs.

The arrests follow 12 made on Wednesday in Kent and Essex.