TWO ARRESTED IN POLICE RAIDS

Two people were arrested this morning in a crackdown on burglaries during the festive period. The Gazette joined around 20 officers as they stormed four addresses across the borough in a series of dawn raids...

Two people were arrested this morning in a crackdown on burglaries during the festive period.

The Gazette joined around 20 officers as they stormed four addresses across the borough in a series of dawn raids.

Raids were carried out at Loanda Close on the Stonebridge Estate; Millfields Road in Lower Clapton; Braydon Road in Stoke Newington; and Pearson Street, off Kingsland Road in Haggerston.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and a 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods and breaching a drugs intervention order.


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The men were being quizzed at Shoreditch Police Station in Shepherdess Walk as the Gazette went to press.

FOR THE FULL STORY SEE THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE AVAILABLE FROM THURSDAY.

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