More than a hundred arrests during the first day of Notting Hill Carnival

More than a hundred arrests were made during the first day of Notting Hill Carnival.

Scotland Yard said there had been 106 arrests during the first day of carnival as of 10pm on Sunday, with more than a third for drugs offences - itv reports.

The numbers are roughly the same as the first day of carnival 2016, when around 105 people were arrested, overwhelmingly for drugs offences.

It follows a three-week crackdown on crime, which saw more than 600 people arrested and a large number of knives, guns, weapons, drugs and money seized, culminating in a series of dawn raids.

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