POLICE are testing a substance they seized from a Manningham shop to see if it is the illegal drug Spice.

Over the weekend officers from West Yorkshire Police searched a commercial premises in the area they believed was selling the drug, which is also known as synthetic marijuana.

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They seized a large amount of a substance they believe to be the drug, and it is currently being forensically tested.

PC Chris Cahill, who was involved in the operation, said: "Forensic enquiries ongoing to establish the true chemical compound.

"If this turns out to be ‘Spice’, it will be a sizeable amount taken from the streets of Bradford this weekend."