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Drugs and imitation firearms seized in Operation Gravity raids in Great Yarmouth and Caister

PUBLISHED: 16:18 20 December 2017 | UPDATED: 16:18 20 December 2017

Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary

Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary

Norfolk Constabulary

Two men have been arrested after drugs, cash and weapons were seized by police in Great Yarmouth and Caister.

Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary

Officers carried out raids on an address in Beach Road Caister and another in Church Court, Great Yarmouth, as part of the ongoing Operation Gravity.

Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary

A quantity of cash, drugs, knives and replica firearms were seized during the warrants, which took place on Wednesday morning, December 20.

Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary

The raids led to the arrests of two men - a 67-year-old man from Great Yarmouth and a 29-year-old man from Caister, who have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.

Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary Items that were seized in Great Yarmouth as part of Operation Gravity. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary

Detective Sergeant Paul Morton said: “I hope the arrests reassure the local community that we are continuing to target those who are involved in drug dealing in the area.

“I would urge anyone who may have information about drug dealing in their community to contact police on 101.”

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