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Officers from Suffolk's drugs squad raided a Newmarket house last week, finding a suspected dealer hiding with his stash in a wardrobe.

Police from the Scorpion Drugs Team raided a property in Howard de Walden Way on Friday and found a 19-year-old man from London inside the house.

Suffolk Police said was hiding inside a wardrobe, along with thousands of pounds in cash and a stash of what is believed to be heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis.

Thousands of pounds found in a Newmarket raid (38393790)
Thousands of pounds found in a Newmarket raid (38393790)

He was arrested on suspicion of money laundering, possession with intent to supply class A drugs, and possession of class B drugs.

The raid followed an earlier search of a woman in Rayes Lane in the town. The woman, in her 30s, was arrested on suspicion in being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

Drugs recovered in a Newmarket raid (38393787)
Drugs recovered in a Newmarket raid (38393787)

Both were taken to Bury St Edmunds police station, and have now been released under investigation.