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60-year-old among 7 arrested in dawn raids across Islington

The arrests were part of a six-month-long investigation targeting violent drug dealers in Islington.

26 June, 2019 — By Calum Fraser

Police entering a house in Angel this morning 

A 60-year-old was one of seven people arrested today as about 140 police officers smashed down doors across the borough in dawn raids.

Warrants were executed in Caledonian Road, (two different homes), St Pauls Avenue (Brent), Liverpool Road, Kinross House, Copenhagen Street, Watkinson Road, Penton Rise, Carnoustie Drive, and Rodenhurst Road in Brixton.

Six men and one woman – aged between 19 and 60 years old – were arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences.

The arrests were part of a six-month-long investigation targeting violent drug dealers in Islington.

 

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