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POLICE seized a “significant amount of cash” and arrested eight men as part of an ongoing operation to tackle organised crime in the city.

Officers seized a car in the Bradford Moor area last night which had made off from Police earlier in the evening.

Eight men have since been arrested and remain in police custody and enquiries into the investigation remain ongoing.

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Chief Inspector Andy Farrell of Bradford District Police said: ‘This is a significant seizure of cash which is linked to organised crime in the area. We are committed to tackling this crime and disrupting these criminals at work.

‘Patrols have been stepped up in the area to provide reassurance. If you suspect a crime is going on is your community please call police on 101 or use the live chat facility at quoting crime reference 13200381238.

‘Information can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”