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Harrow police detain suspect in town centre crackdown on illegal massage advertisements

Harrow Police shared on Instagram their involvement in Operation Nightingale, aimed at reducing crime in the area.

Officers from Harrow on the Hill and Roxeth teams participated in this initiative in Harrow Town Centre.

Operation Nightingale is a Home Office-funded project designed to address violence in London. It uses Problem Oriented Policing (POP) to develop specific strategies based on crime data and trends. This collaborative effort with various agencies seeks to enhance public safety and address community concerns.

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The operation targets violence against women, robbery, and other forms of violence. During the initiative, officers were alerted by a member of the Harrow Business Improvement District (BID) team about a male known for posting “Massage” advertisements linked to prostitution and brothels.

PC Neve quickly detained the individual, who was found with multiple advertisement cards and admitted to posting them since his last arrest for the same offence.

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