Three bailed after Sunderland drugs bust

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THREE men arrested after a drugs bust at a Sunderland house have been released on police bail.

Two men aged 51 and 29 were arrested on May 7 following a morning raid at a home in Hylton Road, Pennywell, which uncovered “large amounts” of class A and class B drugs.

A large amount of cash was also found by officers.

The pair were held on suspicion of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

A third man, aged 56, was arrested on May 8 on suspicion of conspiracy to supply cocaine and possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs.

The raid was carried out by Northumbria Police on behalf of Cleveland Police.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said all three men have now been released on bail pending further inquiries.