Bookies in lunchtime drugs raid

by Lorraine King Punters had their lunchtime gambling interrupted after a bookmakers was raided by police targeting drug dealers. Around 35 officers descended on the busy branch of William Hill on Fortunegate Road, Harlesden, at 1.1

by Lorraine King

Punters had their lunchtime gambling interrupted after a bookmakers was raided by police targeting drug dealers.

Around 35 officers descended on the busy branch of William Hill on Fortunegate Road, Harlesden, at 1.15pm today (27), following complaints from fed-up residents.

In addition to allegations of punters selling and taking drugs, residents claimed the bookies is a hub for anti-social behaviour including men urinating in the street.

The full story with pictures will be in next week's edition of the Times out on Thursday.

lorraine.king@archant.co.uk