Chemical Bioglogical Radiological and Nuclear officers called in as raids are carried out at 4 Peterborough addresses

Police alongside specialist Chemical Bioglogical Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) officers have arrested four men after a a suspect crystal meth production operation was raided in Peterborough.

Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 7:45 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 8:55 am
Police carried out 4 raids in Peterborough

Yesterday morning police carried out four warrants at homes in Peterborough in Padholme Road, Alma Road, Westmoreland Gardens and Sheepwalk in Paston. Police were joined by specialist teams including Chemical Bioglogical Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) officers as well as search teams from the fire and ambulance services as a safety precaution. The operation was part of an investigation into the production of class A drugs. Police have found evidence of what we believe to be crystal meth which will be sent off for analysis. Four men are all currently in custody. More as we have it...

Chemical Bioglogical Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) officers helped with the raids
Police at the scene of one of the raids which took place in Padholme Road, Alma Road, Westmoreland Gardens and Sheepwalk in Paston.

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One of four arrests being made during the raids
Specialist police entering one of the addresses in Peterborough
Fire and ambulance crews were on standby as a precaution during the raids.
One of the specialist officers called in for the raids
Four men were arrested and remain in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough
Specialist offices about to enter one of the Peterborough properties
One of the four men arrested during the course of the raids. He remains in custody.
Police at one of the Peterborough addresses ready for an early morning raid