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Brent drug raids: One man arrested in Kensal Green while 20KG cannabis found in Harlesden shop

PUBLISHED: 14:16 20 March 2020 | UPDATED: 14:16 20 March 2020

Harlesden police found 20kg of cannabis in Lloyds Groceries. Picture: David Nathan

Harlesden police found 20kg of cannabis in Lloyds Groceries. Picture: David Nathan

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Police seized 20kg of cannabis during a drugs raid on a Harlesden shop.

Harlesden police dog sniffs around to find 20kg of cannabis in Lloyds Groceries. Picture: David NathanHarlesden police dog sniffs around to find 20kg of cannabis in Lloyds Groceries. Picture: David Nathan

Harlesden safer neighbourhood team (SNT) issued a drugs warrant on Lloyds Groceries at 11am yesterday morning (March 19) to intercept a cargo due to be delivered to the store.

Officers searched the shop after being tipped off by the UK Border Force.

Posting on twitter @MPSHarlesden said: “Harlesden SNT conducted a drugs warrant on LLOYDS GROCERIES NW10 [sic] in Harlesden yesterday morning in response to UK Border Force intercepting 20kg of cannabis which was due to be delivered to the store. Officers conducted a search of the premises.

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The investigation into this matter continues.

“We will continue to show a visible presence in the area, listening to residents and responding appropriately.”

In a separate tweet the crew were helping out Kensal SNT today (March 20) where “lots of drugs” were found and one man was arrested.

@MPSKensalGreen tweeted: “A large quantity of class A recovered along with weapons and paraphernalia. One in custody for Possession with intent to supply class A.”

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