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Bulletproof vest, ammunition and drugs seized in Islington raids

Two warrants were executed on Holloway Road and Wharf Road

20 July, 2018 — By Samantha Booth

A BULLETPROOF vest, a haul of ammunition and thousands of pounds worth of class A drugs have been seized in police raids.

Officers executed two warrants in Islington during the early hours of Thursday morning.

At an address in Holloway Road, a bulletproof vest and £3,000 of class A drugs were found.

Ninety rounds of ammunition were found at an address in Wharf Road.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Chief Superintendent Ade Adelekan, head of the Violent Crime Task Force, said: “This seizure is the result of an ongoing investigation and reinforces our commitment to combat all levels of violence and violent offenders in London.

“We will continue to seek and bring to justice those responsible and remain steadfast in our pledge to make our communities safe places for everyone to live and work.”

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