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Men arrested following three raids released on bail

PUBLISHED: 10:35 08 February 2019

Armed police, dogs and a police drone were used to carry out three successive raids in the Great Yarmouth area. Police presence at Magdalen Way, Gorleston. Picture: Submitted

Armed police, dogs and a police drone were used to carry out three successive raids in the Great Yarmouth area. Police presence at Magdalen Way, Gorleston. Picture: Submitted

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Two men who were arrested following three police raids across the borough of Great Yarmouth have been released on police bail.

The men, one in his 20s and the other in his teens from the Great Yarmouth area, were caught after successive raids in Townshend Close, Great Yarmouth, Stepshort, Belton, and in Magdalen Way, Gorleston on Friday, February 1.

Armed police, a drone and dogs were used to carry out the investigation.

The suspects were arrested in connection with a robbery which took place in Sackville Close, Great Yarmouth, on January 19.

Speaking after the raids, Chief Insp for Great Yarmouth Police, Nathan Clark, said the operation had been a success.

A police drone was used in the operation which resulted in two men being arrested. Picture: SubmittedA police drone was used in the operation which resulted in two men being arrested. Picture: Submitted

He said: “Two people were safely arrested following the raids. No shots were fired and there were no injuries sustained.”

A spokesman for Norfolk Police said the suspects were questioned and have been released on police bail until February 27.

Armed police in Magdalen Way, Gorleston on Friday. Picture: SubmittedArmed police in Magdalen Way, Gorleston on Friday. Picture: Submitted

Police carry out a warrant at Magdalen Way in Gorleston.Police carry out a warrant at Magdalen Way in Gorleston.

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