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More than 3,500 cigarettes - suspected to be counterfeit - seized after police and watchdogs raided a store in Diss




More than 3,500 cigarettes were seized after police and watchdogs raided a store in Diss following a tip-off from a member of the public.

Norfolk Trading Standards and South Norfolk Police seized the products from a store, which has not yet been identified, on Monday, along with six pouches of tobacco.

Some of the cigarette haul
Some of the cigarette haul

The products are suspected to be counterfeit as they were incorrectly labelled and an investigation is under way.

South Norfolk Police tweeted today that the safer neighbourhood team had carried out the raid after receiving a report from a member of the public.

People can report illegal tobacco sales to trading standards on 0345 040506 or to the police on 101.

Cigarettes are suspected to be counterfeit
Cigarettes are suspected to be counterfeit


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