A crossbow, knives and illegal drugs were seized by police in a raid on a property in Egham this morning (November 14).

In a statement about the raid posted on Twitter, Surrey Police officers from the Runnymede area were said to have conducted the raid on Medlake Road under the Misuse of Drugs Act following feedback from residents.

A spokesperson for the Runnymede Police said:

"Officers executed a Misuse Of Drugs Act warrant in Medlake Road Egham this morning.

"Items #SEIZED included, money, drugs, phones, knives and a crossbow!

"We have listened to residents and with @RunnymedeBC have taken the action to help restore some normality."

The Misuse of Drugs Act (1971), is designed to "make new provision with respect to dangerous or otherwise harmful drugs and related matters, and for purposes connected therewith."