Seven arrests were made in Croydon after a tactical support group operated in the area.

The group stopped and spoke to 22 people and of those people 14 were subjected to a search.

From these 14, seven were arrested on Wednesday, January 24.

Two arrests were on suspicion of robbery, two were for failing to appear in court, one was on suspicion of criminal damage, two were on suspicion of drugs, handling stolen goods, points and blades.

Croydon MPS tweeted: “22 people were stopped and spoken to, 14 of them were subjected to a search.

“From those 14 there were 7 arrests:

“2 x Robbery

“2 x Failing to appear at Court 1

“1 x Criminal Damage

“2 x Drugs, Handling Stolen Goods and Points and Blades.”