A LARGE quantity of cannabis and cash has been seized by police following a drugs raid in Winchester.

Officers from the Winchester Rural and Winchester City teams executed a warrant at an address on Fraser Road in Kings Worthy on Friday evening.

A large quantity of Class B drugs and cash were located inside the address and seized.

Other items suspected to have been bought with money earned through criminality were also seized.

Following the raid, one of the suspects left the address on an electric scooter to by some cigarettes.

Upon his return the scooter - classed as mechanically propelled vehicles - was seized under S165 Road Traffic Act as the suspect was already disqualified from driving.

Two of the residents were identified as suspects and will be interviewed at a later date.

In a post on Facebook, a spokesperson from Winchester Police said: "Drug related harm is a district and force priority and we will continue to combat the harm that drug use and supply causes to individuals and communities.

"If you have any information regarding drug supply please call 101 or Crimestoppers."