Police operation causes lengthy traffic delays in Ilford

A police operation which led to four arrests in Ilford this morning is believed to have caused lengthy delays for motorists.

Motorists experienced delays of up to an hour as they tried to get into Ilford on the North Circular (A406) route and in Ilford Hill.

Redbridge police confirmed this morning that a police operation in Ilford Lane had caused a traffic jam.

There were unconfirmed reports of a police van closing one lane of traffic.

One driver told the Recorder of a delay of 45 minutes to get from the A406 to the High Road.

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Redbridge police were unable to provide any further details regarding the arrests.

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