Teenager accused of firearm and drugs offences

Youth remanded in custody

A teenager has been charged with firearm and drugs offences after police swooped on a gang in Harlesden suspected of plotting a looting spree.

The 17-year-old, who can not be named for legal reasons, is accused of possession of a firearm and possession of cannabis.

He appeared before Brent Magistrates Court last Friday (12) and has been remanded in custody to appear before Harrow Crown Court on August 26.

A further 18 males have been bailed to return to a police station at a later date.