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Last Updated: Friday, 25 November 2005, 09:06 GMT
Police arrest 35 in drugs blitz
St Nicholas House pub
St Nicholas House pub was amongst the properties targeted
Thirty-five people have been arrested by police during a major anti-drugs operation in Bristol.

More than 200 officers targeted eight flats and one pub in the St Paul's area of the city on Thursday night.

The offences included supplying class A drugs, violent disorder and theft. Some were suspected of immigration offences.

Eight of the arrests were made at the St Nicholas House pub in St Pauls where a significant quantity of suspected cocaine and heroin was also seized.

Police said the warrants were executed after months of intelligence collecting by officers working under Operation Atrium.

Sector inspector Andy Bennett said: "We have responded to concerns raised by the community and have targeted people in the area of St Nicholas' pub."


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