Five people were arrested and a number of knives were seized during a dramatic police swoop in Notting Hill on Thursday evening (November 9).
Armed police and Trident detectives put the Colville Square area of Notting Hill on lockdown at 7.50pm as they swooped in on a residential address.
Five people were arrested at the address for conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.
They were taken to a south west London police station where they remain in custody.
A number of knives were also seized by police but no firearms were discharged.
Police cordons were removed at 10.30pm.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "At approximately 7.50pm detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command, supported by firearms officers, carried out a pre-planned operation in the Colville Square area of Notting Hill.
"Five people were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. They have been taken to a south-west London police station where they remain in custody.
"A number of knives were recovered during the operation, no firearms were discharged."
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