Police bust gang connected to 550 drug deals on Athens streets

Police have arrested eleven people in connection to a drug ring selling small quantities of heroin and cocaine on the streets of central Athens.

Police said that the gang had completed more than 550 minor drug deals on the streets of Kerameikou and Kolokynthous.

The suspects are believed to have supplied up to 150 people per day with drugs that were stashed in different parts of these streets such as behind parked cars, trees and inside street drains. The gang is also believed to have used a nearby cafe to hide the narcotics to escape police detection.