The arrests were made during early morning raids
Twenty-one people have been arrested in a police operation to crack a major drugs ring in Greater Manchester.
Officers seized an imitation gun, money, two cars, and a quantity of drugs during the dawn raids in Bolton.
All those arrested are being held on suspicion of supplying or being concerned in supplying class A drugs.
Police said the raids were the result of months of undercover work and further searches would be carried out throughout the day.
Neighbourhood officers are working to reassure members of the community who are concerned about the effect drugs are having in the area.
Police have stepped up patrols in the area and officers will be on hand to inform residents about the arrests.
Anyone with information about drug dealing in their area is urged to contact Greater Manchester Police.