County Lines is a term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into one or more importing areas in the UK, using dedicated mobile phone lines or other form of "deal line".

Northumbria Police have provided information in the leaflet below on the warning signs for parents/carers to look out for and tips on what you can do if you have concerns. At the bottom of the document, contact numbers/email addresses are provided for people to seek help, advice or guidance with anything County Lines related.

Northumbria Police - County Lines Leaflet for Parents and Carers