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Armed police officers storm Northfleet home as part of national raids

PUBLISHED: 18:29 19 October 2017

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Armed police raided a Northlfeet home today as part of a nationwide investigation.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing up to 20 officers in Dene Holm Road, at least half of which were armed.

Kent Police and National Crime Agency Officers were called to the scene.

Residents were seen being led out of the house during the raid, however some were later allowed to return.

A spokesperson from the NCA said: “NCA officers have arrested three men and one woman in Wakefield in relation to suspected money laundering offences.

“Our officers are searching premises in Kent with support from armed and local officers, and premises in Huddersfield also supported by local officers. As this is an ongoing operation we’re unable to comment further.”

Dozens of residents came out of their homes to watch the drama unfold.

Did you see what happened? Get in touch at luke.may@archant.co.uk.

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