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UK: Four held in cannabis cafe raid
Thursday 11 Aug 2005
Four people have been arrested during a police raid on a cafe in West
Sussex where cannabis is believed to be sold.
Forty police officers were involved in the operation at the cafe in
Victoria Road, Worthing, on Thursday afternoon.
Officers used specialist equipment to force their way in and fire crews
were on hand after reports of smoke inside, which turned out not to be a fire.
Sussex Police said a substantial amount of what was believed to have been
cannabis was seized during the raid.
Three people - a woman and two men - were arrested on suspicion of
supplying a controlled drug.
A man was also arrested on warrant for failing to appear before a court.
Three people were given street warnings for possession of cannabis. Others
were searched and released.
There were about 30 people inside the premises at the time of the
operation, police said.
Acting Ch Insp Steve Eldridge said the raid was carried out following a
number of complaints from the public about anti-social behaviour linked to
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