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19 Arrests in Hillingdon Police Operation

Local police have announced that 19 arrests were made across Hillingdon during one day of action, as part of major operation "Big Wing".

On Wednesday 23rd October, The Metropolitan Police intensified its crackdown on thieves and drug dealers. Over 100 officers from Hillingdon Borough were deployed on Operation Big Wing. Twenty two warrants were executed across the borough resulting in the arrest of 19 suspects for various offences including possession of drugs with intent to supply, possession of class A drugs, immigration and fraud offences.

Other tactics used by Hillingdon Police were high visibility and plain clothes patrols in local areas where there has been Anti Social Behaviour and Robbery hotspots with members of the Anti Social Behaviour Team enforcement officers, from The London Borough of Hillingdon Council.

Officers also held street briefings across the borough to promote crime prevention amongst the residents of Hillingdon. Inspector Andy Lewis from the East cluster Local Policing Team said:- "This was an outstanding day of partnership action with MPS officers and Council Enforcement Teams working together for a safer Hillingdon."