Cocaine worth £1million seized in Finsbury Park swoop
PUBLISHED: 10:51 05 April 2013 | UPDATED: 13:19 05 April 2013
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A haul of cocaine worth £1million was seized from a cab in Finsbury Park on Wednesday night.
Police stopped a minicab in Finsbury Park Avenue at around 11.10pm and found a carrier bag filled with a kilo of cocaine in brick shaped parcels when they searched the vehicle.
Two men, aged 21 and 20, were arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply and taken to a north London police station.
Det Sgt Paul Dempsey from Trident, the Met’s specialist gang crime unit who carried out the swoop, said: “These arrests send out a clear message to those who are involved in organised criminality and gang crime.”
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