Children Rescued After Undercover Drug Bust

Posted at 7:09 AM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 08:20:49-04

Several small children were rescued after an undercover heroin bust in Nashville.

According to an affidavit from Metro Nashville Police, a tip from a confidential informant led to the undercover drug buy.

The incident happened at a home on Welworth Street. 

After the informant made the undercover heroin buy, he also told police he heard several small children inside the home.

Officers moved in to make the arrest and confiscated bags of heroin. Five small children were also found living in the home.

The suspect was booked on drug charges. The children were safely removed from the home.