Corrie’s Leanne Battersby arrested after she’s involved in drugs horror

Coronation Street's Leanne Battersby hasn't had it easy on the ITV soap recently and fans can expect more turmoil for the character next week.

Things are about to go from bad to worse for poor Leanne as she's set to be arrested after becoming involved with drug dealing.

Simon got himself into trouble with drug lord Harvey and Leanne secretly makes a deal with the twisted character in order to protect her son.

Fans will see Simon thank his mum for helping to get Harvey off his back, but Leanne daren't tell him the truth about her involvement with the drug lord.

Leanne is upset to discover Nick's still living at Natasha's but when he reveals he wants to come back but she's the one stopping him, Leanne can't argue.

She receives a text from drug lord Harvey and asks Nick if she can borrow his car.

While sitting in the vehicle, Leanne is left terrified when a police offers knocks on the window.

However, Leanne breathes a sigh of relief when the officer tells her about a spate of car thefts, not her drug dealing.

The character is left terrified after her close call with the law and tells Harvey she wants out.

However, Harvey tells her she's been a success and gives her bigger deals.

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Later, evil character Harvey forces Leanne to sell drugs wearing a nurse uniform.

She feels completely trapped and doesn't know how to escape the horrific situation.

When Toyah spots Leanne leaving Victoria Court with Harvey, she assumes she's having an affair behind Nick's back.

After dropping off the drugs, Leanne begins to go home still wearing the nurse uniform.

However a woman approaches and asks her to help a man who's collapsed at the tram station, and Leanne is terrified.

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Harvey calls round with another job for Leanne but when she refuses an argument ensues.

Having heard from Toyah that she saw Leanne with another man, Nick pays a visit and discovers Harvey's jacket.

Leanne reaches breaking point and goes to the police to report Harvey for his drugs operation.

However, things take a scary turn as Leanne is arrested and fears she's made a huge mistake.

A concerned Simon returns home to find no sign of Leanne.

He tells Nick how she's gone missing, lied about going to France and has barely left the flat since Christmas.

As the police interview Leanne she covers for Simon, telling them he was never involved in any drugs deliveries and she only got involved to protect him.

The officer tells Leanne they've been watching Harvey, are aware he grooms young lads and they need her help to catch him.

Coronation Street airs on Mondays and Wednesdays 7.30pm and 8.30pm with an hour long episode at 7.30 on Fridays on ITV

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