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In relation to policing the Carnival, the Metropolitan Police says there were 11 stabbings yesterday.
On Colville Terrace, a 29 year old man sustained a serious stab wound and is being treated in hospital while eight other individuals received knife wounds.
An 18 year old man received stab wounds in Southam Street and in a separate incident another man received a serious stab wound.
In total there were 252 arrests over Sunday and Monday.
The Metropolitan Police have released these images of bags of crack cocaine seized during a raid in Lewisham on Sunday morning. The drugs, with an estimated street value of £300,000, were thought to be intended for sale during the Notting Hill Carnival.
By 6pm today the Metropolitan police had arrested 70 people for a variety of offences on the final day of the Notting Hill Carnival. The offences included possession of drugs and possession of an offensive weapon. The final breakdown is not yet known.
On Sunday, a total of 104 people were arrested for the following offences:
- 3 x assault on police
- 2 x criminal damage
- 17 x public order
- 5 x possession offensive weapon points
- 7 x theft
- 34 x drugs
- 2 x robbery
- 4 x GBH
- 11 x common assault
- 5 x theft person
- 14 x various others
Drugs worth around £300,000 that police believe were destined to be sold at the Notting Hill Carnival have been seized during a raid at an address in Lewisham.
At about 10.30am yesterday, officers involved in the Notting Hill Carnival policing operation raided a flat in Broadfield Road.
In the basement, officers found a suitcase containing what is suspected to be 3-4kg of crack cocaine.
Four people - a man and a woman aged in their mid 30s, second man aged 19 and a third man aged 51 - were arrested at the address on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.
All four are currently in custody.
Despite a grim weather forecast, more than a million people are expected to have attended Notting Hill Carnival by the end of today.
Police have been planning for the carnival for months, and arrested dozens of people during yesterday's celebrations.
Transport for London is reminding Londoners to check before they travel, as there are major changes to roads and public transport in the area.
Met Police officers have made 34 arrests on the first day of the Notting Hill Carnival.
- 10 x drugs
- 1 x assault on police
- 1 x criminal damage
- 3 x public order offences
- 1 x possession offensive weapon
- 5 x theft
- 4 x common assault
- 3 x theft person
- 6 x various other offences
Preparations are underway for the Notting Hill Carnival parade, which will take to the streets in just a few hours time.
The carnival bands start their marching from around 9am today and from the same time tomorrow.
Organisers estimate that the carnival parade should complete its procession by 7pm.
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