A LARGE amount of cash has been seized by police from a flat in Prescot as part of an investigation into drug dealing.

Officers carried out a search of a flat on Eccleston Street, Prescot as part of their investigation.

As a result a large quantity of cash was seized by officers under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

The property was searched after a 34-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman had been arrested following a 'stop check; of a vehicle on Tuesday (January 15) following the recovery of cannabis.

It has been alleged the driver had cocaine in their system after the vehicle was stopped on Knowsley Lane, Knowsley Village.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing.