DI Adam Seton, said: “The Coronavirus pandemic has reduced violent crime significantly, but it has not stopped our tenacious officers from going out and protecting the public from those who seek to cause harm.
“We will continue to pursue anyone involved in firearms offences. No global pandemic will stop Met officers from seizing weapons, guns and protecting Londoners.”
*The day before at 7.05pm on January 25 two officers were injured while detaining a man on Norbury Avenue. They had been called to reports of two males trying to break into a car.
A man was arrested on suspicion of assault on emergency worker.
*On November 28, officers recovered a handgun from a vehicle on Norbury Avenue and made two arrests in connection with a series of robberies.