Five suspects were arrested in the Aire Valley last night (Thursday) as police investigated reports of drug dealing.

Officers were scrambled to Powell Road in Shipley after being alerted to possible drug-related activity.

Officers searched three vehicles in the area and discovered a quantity of cash and suspected drugs.

Five males were detained and will be quizzed in connection with the investigation.

Sergeant T Green, of the NPT, tweeted: “Responding to reports of drug dealing on Powell Road in Shipley, officers searched a VW Golf, an Audi A6, an Audi S3 and the occupants. 5 males arrested when cash and potential drugs found.”

PC Johnson added: “5x subjects arrested by patrol colleagues today for possession with intent to supply and other offences, follow up searches of vehicles conducted by myself and @WYP_Keighley colleagues.”