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Armed officers swoop on car in ‘pre-planned operation’ in Camden Town

Man arrested in Camden High Street

12 August, 2019 — By Samantha Booth

Officers in Camden Town (Credit: Tom Miles @Diorama42)

ARMED police officers carried out a “pre-planned operation” in Camden Town this afternoon (Monday).

Police, including firearms officers, stopped a white car at about 5.50pm on Camden High Street.

Firearm officers were seen surrounding the car near the junction with Greenland Road.

The Met say a man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled substances.

Footage of the stop (Credit: Lucy Williams @_leftielucy)

He has been taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody.

The road was closed but soon reopened.

Police said: “Enquiries continue. We are not prepared to comment further due to ongoing operational reasons.”

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