FOUR arrests were made and five vehicles seized in Thurrock over the course of several days to crack down on crimes.

Police officers from Thurrock's Community Policing Team have been tackling crimes in the borough in the past week.

A spokesman for the team said: "Officers from B shift CPT continue to run Operation Lemon, with the newest addition of Operation Humpty.

"Over the past few nights, there have been four arrests for drug related offences, including drug driving, one who failed to stop for police, as well as assault and criminal damage.

"Five vehicles have been seized due to their drivers not having insurance, and they all now await points and fines.

"13 valuable pieces of intelligence have been gathered by our officers, fuelling their next deployment."