A HORDE of weapons was seized from a house in Atherton yesterday morning, Thursday as part of a drugs raid.

Police raided a property on Stanley Street and found blades such as a sickle, machete and axes along with a quantity of cash and drugs.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs and money laundering.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "This result was on the back of intelligence provided to us by members of the local community."

Wigan Council helped with the investigation.

If you have any information on drug dealing or criminal activity in your area contact 101 or phone the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.