Jewel heist suspect among arrests on Day One of foreign crooks offensive

Almost 70 people were arrested and 62 vehicles seized yesterday (June 22) as Operation Trivium – an offensive against overseas crooks operating or sheltering in the UK – sent out a strong message to foreign offenders.

#OpTrivium runs throughout this week and sees officers from Romania and Lithuania, plus Dutch Police and Europol, join UK counterparts in Birmingham as part of the purge on Foreign National Offenders (FNOs).

Arrests included a Romanian man wanted for questioning in Belgium where he’s linked to a 20,000-Euro jewellery heist, while arrests were made at two Black Country businesses susoected of employing illegal immigrants.

Source:: West Midlands Police News

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