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A total of 13 arrests have been made as part of an ongoing police operation in the Coalville, Ashby and Leicester areas following intelligence gathering on criminal activity in the areas.
Following work carried out and information received, warrants were obtained and enforcement activity was planned.
A total of 18 warrants have so far been executed in the areas during the past three days as part of the planned enforcement which is named Operation Hatch.
A total of 13 arrests have been made so far. Charges have also been made following some of these arrests.
Arrests made on Monday during the operation were:
Arrests made yesterday (Tuesday) during the operation were:
Arrests made today (Wednesday) during the operation were:
Inspector Rich Jackson, NPA Commander for North West Leicestershire, said: “Officers from across force have worked together on this operation in order to gather information, obtain warrants and then carry out this enforcement activity. Investigations following these arrests will remain ongoing.
“This has involved a lot of commitment and dedication from all involved and my thanks go to them as well as to members of the community for working with us while the enforcement has been carried out.
“Anyone who has any information in relation to crime in their area should report it to us immediately. We will listen to you and we will take action.”
You can report online at www.leics.police.uk or by calling 101. Always call 999 in an emergency.