POLICE have raided two Hampshire homes as part of a crackdown on county lines drug trafficking.

Officers swooped on addresses in Maritime Avenue, Marchwood and Wilverley Place, Blackfield as part of their operations combating heroin, crack and cocaine dealing.

Police seized evidence and arrested three people during the raids on Thursday morning.

A 58-year-old man from Marchwood and a 30-year-old man from Blackfield were both arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class B drug, production a controlled drug of class B, and permit use of a premises for drug supply.

Meanwhile, a 39-year-old man rom Holbury was arrested on suspicion of possession of class B drug, possession of class A drug, and supply of a class B drug.

The raids were reportedly part of Operation Fortress which was set up by Hampshire Police to tackle gun and knife crime in Southampton.

All three men have been questioned and released under investigation.

Enquiries are ongoing.