- Police officers Matt and Mick recovered bag bursting with drugs in East London
- The cannabis was found in an abandoned car that had been dumped in Poplar
- Clip shows officer expertly break window using baton and paper evidence bag
- They Tweeted photo of the drugs, inviting dealer to contact them about damage
This the moment a police officer smashed an abandoned car’s window to pull out 55 bags of cannabis before inviting the drug dealer to contact them about the damage.
Carefully placing a paper evidence bag over the window, the officer than smashes through glass with a baton in Poplar, East London.
After shards are swept aside an examination of the car’s interior begins as the officer’s gloved hands probe the vehicle.
A police evidence bag is placed over the car’s window as the officer prepares to break into the car using his baton
Stray shards of glass are carefully swept aside as the officer prepares to inspect the vehicle in East London
A quick rummage around the back seat later and a bulging blue bag is hoisted from the car.
The officer holds the disposable carrier bag in the air, revealing it to be stashed full of drugs.
Placing it on the car’s bonnet, the officer unties its handles to show it is bursting with packs of cannabis.
A picture uploaded by the force later revealed they had recovered 55 bags of cannabis from the vehicle.
The disposable bag – which is full of pouches containing cannabis – is hoisted out of the abandoned car
A photo posted to the police force’s Twitter account later revealed there were 55 packets of cannabis in the bag
The haul was posted to the Poplar Metropolitan Police Service’s Twitter account with a caption inviting the owner to contact them about the damage caused.
If #PoplarSNT have taken this from your car earlier on today, please do feel free to contact us re putting your window in.. We look forward to your reply, kind regards M&M ✊️���� pic.twitter.com/EIcwBhy71B
— Poplar Police (@MPSPoplar) November 14, 2017
The Safer Neighbourhood Team officers – known only as Matt and Mick – also had their video shared by the Tower Hamlets MPS Twitter account, with an announcement for the London borough’s drug dealers.
*ATTENTION POPLAR DRUG DEALERS*@MPSPoplar have found your #cannabis – If you recognise this exhibit, the good news is Matt & Mick will be seeing you soon! Everyone else can follow the Poplar Twitter account to find out what happens next… pic.twitter.com/aEQuega3No
— Tower Hamlets MPS (@MPSTowerHam) November 14, 2017