A suspected illegal gambling ring has been targeted during a pre-planned multi-agency operation in Dartford.

On the evening of Wednesday 25 January 2023 officers from Kent Police, Dartford Council and Kent Fire and Rescue Service carried out the operation where they visited a commercial premises in West Hill.

Led by Kent Police, officers used powers under the Gambling Act 2005 to enter to the building where they found around 15 people inside.

Evidence was seen of illegal alcohol sales and gambling tables. Officers also recovered a quantity of cocaine and cannabis.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the illegal gambling ring and drug supply is ongoing.

By Ed

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