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Knives, screwdrivers and drugs found in Finsbury park

PUBLISHED: 08:29 22 October 2011

The weapons, screwdrivers and drugs discovered in Spa Fields Park

The weapons, screwdrivers and drugs discovered in Spa Fields Park

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Knives, screwdrivers and 11 wraps of class A drugs were discovered hidden in a Finsbury park during a weapons sweep.

Clerkenwell Safer Neighbourhoods Team officers supported by police search advisors carried out the raid in Spa Fields Park.

Police Constable James Ryder said: “We are responding to community concerns about anti-social behaviour and crime in the area.

“We are determined to reduce the likelihood of violent crime and will continue to carry out regular weapon sweeps.”


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