Cocaine worth up to �20,000 seized from Isle of Dogs flat

COPS seized tens of thousands of pounds worth of cocaine from a flat on the Isle of Dogs during a raid last Friday evening. Officers from Blackwall safer neighbourhood team forced entry into the flat in Manchester Road, under a warrant to search for drugs

COPS seized tens of thousands of pounds worth of cocaine from a flat on the Isle of Dogs during a raid last Friday evening.

Officers from Blackwall safer neighbourhood team forced entry into the flat in Manchester Road, under a warrant to search for drugs around 7.30pm.

Officers say a conservative estimate puts the value of the haul at up to �20,000, depending on the quantity and purity.

A 27-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to an east London police station. He has now been released on police bail pending further enquiries.