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Police investigate suspected Class A drugs find in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after suspected Class A drugs were found in York.

The significant amount of substance was discovered in the vicinity of the water treatment site in the Osbaldwick area on Thursday (2 June 2016).


It was recovered by officers and is undergoing tests to confirm the type of controlled drugs involved.


Enquiries are on-going to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.


A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “This is an area that is popular with dog walkers, cyclists and runners. It is hoped local people may have information regarding any suspicious activity that could assist the police.”


If you can help, please call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.


Call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 if you would prefer to remain anonymous.


Please quote reference number 12160019766 when providing details about this incident.


2 June 2016 – 9.10pm


Last modified: October 17, 2018