ANOTHER four people were arrested on Thursday by officers involved in Operation Samphire - bringing the total for the week up to 50.

The arrests included a 17-year-old boy arrested in Cheney Manor Road who has since been charged with possession of a knife in a public place.

He is due in court on February 18.

A 24-year-old man from Swindon was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

A 21-year-old man from Swindon and a 23-year-old man from Highworth were both arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs.

Det Insp Paul Franklin said: “We are continuing with our work under Operation Samphire today.

"We’ve had some really good success stories so far this week and the teams continue to maintain an overt and covert presence around the town on our final day of the operation.”