Guns, ammo and drugs seized by armed police in Suffolk

The Met said seven guns and a significant amount of suspected class A drugs were seized Picture: ME

The Met said seven guns and a significant amount of suspected class A drugs were seized Picture: MET POLICE - Credit: Met Police

Seven people have been arrested on suspicion of weapons and drug offences following armed raids at locations including Suffolk.

Armed police raids took place in various locations Picture: MET POLICE

Armed police raids took place in various locations Picture: MET POLICE - Credit: Met Police

Operations took place on Monday in Aylesbury, Thetford and Newmarket.

Detectives from the Met's specialist crime unit carried out the joint operation with Thames Valley Police and Norfolk Constabulary.

Six firearms, ammunition and suspected class A drugs were recovered, and two people were arrested, after a vehicle was stopped by armed officers in Newmarket, the Met reported.

Three people were arrested on suspicion of conspiring to import firearms following a search of premises in Aylesbury.

Met detectives carried out a joint operation with Thames Valley Police and Norfolk Constabulary Pic

Met detectives carried out a joint operation with Thames Valley Police and Norfolk Constabulary Picture: MET POLICE - Credit: Met Police


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