FIVE people have been arrested after huge quantities of drugs were found.

Police were told about bags of drugs stored at a rural address in Shoreham on Tuesday afternoon.

Following investigations, two men and three woman have been arrested at addresses in Shoreham, Brighton and Hove.

The men, aged 32 and 37, and two of the women, 28 and 29, were all arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs.

A 35-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of the same offence and also possession of criminal property.

All five remain in custody and the investigation is on-going.

Police commander Miles Ockwell said: “This is a significant policing operation with a large quantity of class A drugs taken off the streets.

“The investigation is on-going and enquiries will be continuing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the seized drugs.Anyone who notices any suspicious behaviour should always report it to us without delay.

“You can do this by reporting online or calling 101.”