Raids Across South London

18 October 2012, 10:18 | Updated: 18 October 2012, 10:29

16 people have been arrested during a major operation targeting gangs in Croydon and south London.

250 officers were involved in dawn raids this morning, as part of the Metropolitan police's crackdown on gang crime.

23 raids were carried out, with cocaine, cannabis and cash seized.

A 13-year-old boy was among those arrested.