Police seized a knife, hammer and drugs after conducting stop and searches in Bexley last night.

The Metropolitan Special Constabulary, which are a volunteer unit of the Metropolitan Police, were patrolling the borough.

They carried out stop and searches of several people who were allegedly carrying a ridged knife, drugs and hammer.

Officers say that they believe that the items seized were used for crimes.

The suspects were arrested.

MPS specials tweeted: “MSC officers from @MPSBexley were out last night carrying out proactive patrols throughout the borough.

“Several stop and searches were conducted resulting in weapons, drugs and tools believed to be used in criminality being seized with offenders being arrested."

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