Proactive raids across London

28 April 2011

New Scotland Yard

Police have today (Thursday, 28 April) executed warrants at three addresses in London as part of intelligence led operation.

The addresses were Camberwell Road, Camberwell; Lower Clapton Road, Hackney and an address in Sipson, near Heathrow.

19 people were arrested on suspicion of abstracting electricity at Camberwell Road. One person was arrested at the address in Hackney in connection with the disorder following the TUC march.

There were no arrests at the address in Sipson.

Those arrested are in custody at various London police stations.

These arrests are part of ongoing proactive work to tackle suspected criminality. They are not specifically related to the Royal Wedding but have been brought forward ahead of the event.