The Met Police has said its Flying Squad arrested a 26 year-old man in Maida Vale and three 22 year-old men in Hendon on suspicion of armed robbery. They are being held at a north London police station.
“After a short period of surveillance we were able to identify those we believe to be involved in carrying out these armed robberies. In conducting a search at an address in London were able to find a firearm and I am pleased that this has now been seized and taken off the streets of London.”
– Detective Chief Inspector Harry Hennigan, Met Police's Flying Squad
Four suspected armed robbers were arrested yesterday in an operation by the Metropolitan Police's Flying Squad. It followed two weeks of surveillance where the officers identified the suspects - they are believed to have been involved in up to 11 robberies.