Essex Police arrest 20 people in Harlow in drug inquiry

Police have arrested 20 people on suspicion of drug dealing in west Essex.

Officers carried out search warrants at 31 homes in the Harlow area as part of the operation.

All warrants were executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act, an Essex Police spokesman said.

It is understood the arrests relate to the suspected supply of class A drugs. Police say 17 men and three women were arrested.