Police make six drug and firearms arrests after Melksham raid

A police raid on a property in Melksham has resulted in a string of drug and firearm-related arrests.

Six men were arrested following the raid on the property in Littlejohn Avenue on Friday afternoon. A 25-year-old from Bath was arrested alongside 20, 22 and 23-year-olds from Melksham, all on suspicion of possessing an imitation firearm and a class A drug.

Two older men, one 51 and one 52 years old, also from Melksham, were arrested on suspicion of possessing cannabis, and were both given formal cautions.

The operation took place around 4pm on the residential street in the Melksham Forest area of the town.

Anyone with any information regarding drug use is asked to contact their local Neighbourhood Policing team on 101.


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