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
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