Police recover white powder during drugs raid in Whitby

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POLICE have found white powder while carrying out a drugs raid at a house in Whitby.

A search warrant was executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act at around 8am in West Cliff Avenue on Wednesday (20 April)..

A local police officer from Whitby, a team of six police from the Neighbourhood Support Team and a police sniffer dog were all involved in the search.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “Police officers from Whitby supported by a specialist search team executed a warrant at an address on West Cliff Avenue.

“As a result of the search a quantity of white power was recovered.

“This has now been sent for forensic testing.”

Noone was arrested during the raid.