Eight men were arrested at 5am yesterday morning by police investigating Class A drug dealers.

The suspects, aged between 23 and 50, were arrested as police carried out drugs raids on five address in Oxford and one in Abingdon.

Seven Oxford men were arrested by officers from the Serious and Organised Crime Unit and held on suspicion of conspiring to supply Class A drugs.

A 28-year-old man from Abingdon was arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

The men were last night in police custody.