Four arrested as police seize £500,000 of cocaine in south-east London

John Dunne
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<p>Some of the drugs recovered in the police raid</p> (Met Police )

Some of the drugs recovered in the police raid

(Met Police )

Police have recovered £500,000 of cocaine and arrested four people in a drug bust in south-east London.

Three men and a woman were detained after officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime team discovered 10kg of the class A drug.

The arrests were made on Monday, as part of an ongoing operation into the supply of class A drugs in Kent and south-east London.

One of the four men arrested was seen leaving an address in Bromley and meeting with an associate in a white van. Both men were detained and searched with officers discovering eight kilos of suspected cocaine.

A search of the Bromley address revealed a further two kilos.

Another man and a woman presented themselves at the Bromley address and were also arrested.

All four, aged between 26 and 42, were arrested for being concerned in the supply of cocaine and were taken into custody.

Detective Inspector Nikki Owen, from the Met’s Specialist Crime South, said: “Removing approximately half a million pounds worth of Class A drugs in an afternoon is great work by Met officers.

“Within a few hours we deployed, detained and arrested three men and one woman involved in the supply of drugs – which is the catalyst for violent crime that so many of us are concerned about. Drugs can devastate lives, ruin families and damage communities.”

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