Lloyds Groceries store in Harlesden closed by police for ‘ongoing criminal activity’
PUBLISHED: 16:06 03 June 2020 | UPDATED: 09:37 05 June 2020
A Harlesden grocery store has been closed by police for ongoing criminality.
Lloyds Groceries, in Craven Park Road, is forbidden to reopen until at least September says the notice.
@MPS Harlesden said in a tweet that it had closed the store “for ongoing ASB [antisocial behaviour] and Criminal Activity in the Harlesden area”.
“LLOYDS will remain closed until 02/09/2020 signed by Willesden Magistrates Court,” the tweet said. “This is part of a joint operation to tackle ASB in Harlesden. #closure.”
On March 19 police seized 20kg of cannabis during a drugs raid on the shop.
Harlesden Safer Neighbourhood Team obtained a drugs warrant on Lloyds Groceries to intercept cargo.
Officers searched the shop after being tipped off by the UK Border Force.
Harlesden Area Action tweeted its appreciation, saying: “Busy days/nights in Harlesden. Thank you for your hard and relentless work.”
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