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Missing child from London found in Norfolk as police investigate ‘links with Operation Gravity’

PUBLISHED: 08:34 03 October 2018 | UPDATED: 13:03 03 October 2018

The child, who went missing from London, was found in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Picture: Ian Burt

The child, who went missing from London, was found in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Picture: Ian Burt

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A missing child from London has been found in south Norfolk.

Police officers in Wymondham worked with special constables to locate the boy in the early hours of Wednesday, October 3.

In a tweet by South Norfolk Police, officers said: “Proactive work by Team 5 Wymondham tonight in crew with @NorfolkSpecials has led to finding a missing child from London.

“Links with #OpGravity #ClassADrugSupply

“Safeguarding and investigations well underway.”

Operation Gravity was launched in November 2016 in an effort to crack down on London drug gangs smuggling crack and heroin into East Anglia.

Often young or vulnerable people are exploited by the gangs.

Since the operation launched there has been more than related 600 arrests.

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