Update: Three arrested in Halstead raid linked to drug dealing in Braintree

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Three people have been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs after a raid by armed police.

Police raided the property in Colchester Road, Halstead at around 3pm. The road was shut while police carried out the operation.

A 48-year-old woman and 41-year-old man from Halstead and a 21-year-old man from east London were all arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class A drug with intent to supply.

A quantity of suspected Class A drugs were found during a search of the property.

The search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act was obtained by police following concerns about drug dealing in Braintree.

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