A man has been arrested for possession of drugs with intent to supply as officers continue to target drug dealers across the county.

On Tuesday afternoon, officers from the Burnley Taskforce arrested a man in Barden Lane in the town.

A spokesperson for the police said: "This afternoon the Burnley Taskforce alongside officers from the Burnley North Team have arrested a male in the Barden Lane area of Burnley for possession of drugs with intent to supply.

"We will continue to target people involved in the supply of drugs within our community.

"If you have any information in relation to drug dealing in your community, you can email the team directly: Burnleynbhtaskforce@lancashire.pnn.police.uk or call 101."

Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111