Seven arrested in police raids in Hove

Posted On 27 Apr 2011 at 6:54 pm

Seven people were arrested in Hove this morning as police tried to trace people suspected of committing offences during protests in London last month.

Three warrants were executed at addresses in Hove by the Metropolitan Police with support form Sussex Police.

During the first search, 20 people were found at a property in Westbourne Villas, Hove.

One man was arrested in connection with the disorder after the TUC march in London last month.

He has been taken to London for questioning.

The owner of the property has been notified and is taking action to repossess the property.

Two people were also arrested at the property for having drugs.

At the second address in Sackville Road, Hove, four people were arrested for abstracting electricity.

They are currently in custody in Sussex for questioning.

No one was at the last property in Lansdowne Place.

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