COUNTY LINES - NORTHUMBRIA POLICE

County lines is a term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into one or more importing areas within the UK, using dedicated mobile phone lines or other form of “deal line”.


They are likely to exploit children and vulnerable adults to move and store the drugs and money and they will often use coercion, intimidation, violence (including sexual violence) and weapons”


Northumbria Police have publishes a guidance leaflet to support parents/carers if they have any concerns. Click HERE to view.

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