Large police presence on Norfolk’s east coast as National Crime Agency-led operation gets underway

Picture: Ian Burt.

Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

Norfolk police confirmed it has deployed officers at three locations along Norfolk's east coast as part of an on-going operation.

The holdalls discovered on a beach in Hopton (Picture: NCA)

The holdalls discovered on a beach in Hopton (Picture: NCA) - Credit: Archant

A spokesman for the force said the National Crime Agency was taking the lead on the operation, but did not give any further details.

Police are currently at Hopton, Caister and Hembsy.

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A lifeboat has also been launched from Gorleston, but a spokesman for the coastguard said he was unable to comment further.

More details to follow.

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