Haggerston drugs raid sees suspected dealer arrested

Police executed a drugs warrant in Thrasher Close this morning.

Police executed a drugs warrant in Thrasher Close this morning. - Credit: Peter Bailie - do not credit

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. - Credit: Peter Bailie - do not credit

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. - Credit: Peter Bailie - do not credit

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.