WALSOKEN: Three people released on bail following dawn raid on scrap yard

PUBLISHED: 14:16 02 July 2009 | UPDATED: 11:47 29 April 2010

Operation Invincible. Police raided The Builders Yard, Wheatley Bank, Walsoken, Norfolk. Pictured: a man in his 50's is arrested by Police officers at the property.
PHOTO: IAN BURT
COPY:Chris Bishop
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EDP pics © 2009
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Operation Invincible. Police raided The Builders Yard, Wheatley Bank, Walsoken, Norfolk. Pictured: a man in his 50's is arrested by Police officers at the property. PHOTO: IAN BURT COPY:Chris Bishop FOR:EDP News EDP pics © 2009 (01603)772434

THREE people arrested after a massive search operation at a scrap yard in Walsoken on Tuesday have all been released on police bail.

Police said today that that a 55-year-old man from the Walsoken area, a 34-year-old man from the Wisbech area

THREE people arrested after a massive search operation at a scrap yard in Walsoken on Tuesday have all been released on police bail.

Police said today that that a 55-year-old man from the Walsoken area, a 34-year-old man from the Wisbech area and a 23-year-old woman from the Wisbech area have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

As reported on this website, police wearing riot gear stormed a house in Wheatley Bank at the break of dawn.

They had joined forces with the Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, HMRC Criminal Taxation Unit, Smartwater and the UK Border Agency, for the operation.

The purpose of the operation was to tackle the illegal purchase and sale of vehicles and parts, which is believed to take place on the site.

The yard has been the subject of an extensive and thorough investigation by the agencies for the past year.

Also included in the operation was Norfolk Police's specialist Operation RADAR team, Police Search Teams, the Police Support Unit, CID, Safer Neighbourhood Teams, Air Support, the Economic Crime Unit and Cambridgeshire Police.


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