Wigan Today report:

HEROIN and cocaine peddling teens – one as young as 14 – have been collared by Wigan Police for serious drug offences.

A total of 15 under 18s have been arrested for either supplying or possession with intent across the borough in the last three years.

The figures, released under the Freedom of Information Act, show that class A substances such as heroin and crack cocaine in addition to cannabis and other class B and class C drugs were the cause of the arrests.

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