Officers from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) seized approximately 30kg of suspected cocaine (with an estimated street value of £2.4m) during raids in Leeds yesterday.

The suspected Class A drug was seized during the operation as officers searched two properties – one in the Tingley area and another in the Rodley area of the city.

One male aged 40 was arrested and charged with possession with intent to supply class a drugs. He was remanded into custody. A second male aged 51 was also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class a drugs. He was Released Under Investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Howard from the ROCU, said:
“Enquiries remain ongoing into this.

“I would urge anyone who suspects illegal activity in their area to contact police so that it can be investigated.”