Armed robbers arrested

The Met's Flying squad has arrested four armed robbers after a two-week surveillance operation.

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Four arrested after police operation

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

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