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Authorised to take place between 1730 hours Sunday 13th August and 0300 hours on Monday 14th August 2017.

Within the boundaries as defined by the Operational maps, specifically the Birchfield, Aston, Lozells, Handsworth, Winson Green, Frankley, Northfield and Weoley Castle areas of Birmingham West NPU.  

In relation to recent incidents involving firearms discharge and a number of other violent criminal offences in the area, which involved use of weapons by certain criminal elements of the community. There is therefore a need to protect the community from such violence by preventing further crimes.

Nine searches took place under the S60 authority, resulting in three arrests, one involving recovery of a knife, with the other two arrests for unrelated matters.