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Police want to speak to these five men in connection with the biggest ever series of raids in Wiltshire. Fifty two people were arrested as part of the undercover operation into the supply of Class A drugs in the county. Police say these five men should not be approached.
Wiltshire Police is appealing for the public’s help in locating 5 suspects wanted in connection with yesterday’s day of action.
Yesterday (Wednesday 29th January 2014) saw Wiltshire Police undertake the biggest single day of action in its history.
The day of action, supported by Operation Harness, saw more than 400 police officers and staff execute approximately 70 warrants at residential and business addresses in Swindon and London.
As a result of yesterday’s activity, 52 people were arrested.
These men should not be approached by members of the public, instead, anyone with information on their whereabouts should contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.
Hundreds of police officers have carried out a series of drugs raids in Wiltshire, the biggest day of action the force has ever seen in the county. Warrants were executed at nearly 40 addresses in Swindon - 25 people have been arrested. Robert Murphy has more.
Drugs officers have carried out Wiltshire Police's biggest set of raids in the force's history.
They planned to execute warrants at 60 addressed in Swindon.
The operation follows a major crack down on Class A drugs in the town, with months of undercover work being done.
More than 400 officers were involved in the raids, with the main aim to try and seize heroine and crack cocaine.
The former air base was used as a temporary headquarters for the raids.