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Haggerston drugs raid sees suspected dealer arrested

PUBLISHED: 10:36 24 August 2017 | UPDATED: 18:55 25 August 2017

Police executed a drugs warrant in Thrasher Close this morning.

Police executed a drugs warrant in Thrasher Close this morning.

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A suspected drug dealer was this morning being held by police after officers raided a flat on a Haggerston estate.

Police vans in Stean Street during the raid. Police vans in Stean Street during the raid.

The operation saw one man arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply, a Scotland Yard spokesman confirmed.

Police raided the flat in Thrasher Close, near the Regent’s Canal, at about 7am, on a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Police executed a drugs warrant in Thrasher Close this morning. Police executed a drugs warrant in Thrasher Close this morning.

City of London Police vans were seen parked in nearby Stean Street. The Met could not give further details about the class of drugs involved.

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