Four arrested and drugs seized in Prenton

Merseyside Police in Wirral has arrested four men and seized drugs and other items following an incident in Prenton yesterday, Wednesday 17 February.

At around 5.30pm, officers carrying out enquiries in Prenton attended an address on Woodchurch Lane. Two men were seen to make off from a top floor flat window and were chased on foot and detained.

A further two men were found inside the address. Further searches resulted in suspected cocaine, cannabis, phones and other items being seized.

All four men were arrested on suspicion of possession of cannabis and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, and taken to police stations for questioning.

They have since been released under investigating pending further enquiries.

The men are:

  • A 22-year-old man from Seacombe
  • A 20-year-old man from Claughton
  • A 26-year-old man from Birkenhead
  • A 22-year-old man from Birkenhead

Community Policing Inspector Tom Welch said, “This was excellent police work to chase and detain two suspects and locate two more, in addition to recovering significant amounts of drugs destined to cause harm in our communities.

“If you suspect that drugs are being stored and supplied in your area, pass information on directly or anonymously via Crimestoppers and we will take action.”

Always call 999 if a crime is in progress. You can pass any information on suspected drug supply via our social media desk @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: Follow Wirral Police on Facebook and @MerPolWirral on Twitter for news, advice and events.