Photo: Merseyside Police, Talblot Street

UPDATE: Illegal money lending arrests in Southport 

Merseyside Police, in partnership with Sefton Council and Trading Standards Illegal Money Lending Team, have arrested two men on suspicion of money laundering and illegal money lending in Litherland this morning, Thursday 26 May.

At around 8am, warrants were executed at addresses in Litherland, Bootle and Southport, resulting in the recovery of over £8000 cash, computer devices and documents. Suspected counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes have also been seized by Sefton Council Trading Standards.

A 43-year-old man from Litherland and a 42-year-old man from Southport have been taken into custody for questioning.

Original: Warrant executed Talbot Street Southport 12:34

Merseyside Police Officers executed a pre planned raid of a property on Talbot Street, Southport this morning, Thursday 26 May 2016.

Police remain at the scene – will have an update later today.

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