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Large police presence on Norfolk’s east coast as National Crime Agency-led operation gets underway

PUBLISHED: 13:26 10 February 2017 | UPDATED: 14:21 10 February 2017

20-year-old Joshua Fox wa arrested by police in Norwich. Picture: IAN BURT

20-year-old Joshua Fox wa arrested by police in Norwich. Picture: IAN BURT

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Norfolk police confirmed it has deployed officers at three locations along Norfolk’s east coast as part of an on-going operation.

The holdalls discovered on a beach in Hopton (Picture: NCA)The holdalls discovered on a beach in Hopton (Picture: NCA)

A spokesman for the force said the National Crime Agency was taking the lead on the operation, but did not give any further details.

Police are currently at Hopton, Caister and Hembsy.

MORE: More than £50m worth of cocaine has been discovered washed up on beaches in Hopton and Caister

A lifeboat has also been launched from Gorleston, but a spokesman for the coastguard said he was unable to comment further.

More details to follow.

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