Two men have been arrested in Harpenden after police officers found suspected counterfeit goods.

At around 12.40pm on Friday, May 19, it is reported that two men were walking on Leyton Road with EE and Vodafone branded bags.

They were then seen getting into a black BMW car.

A patrolling PCSO called for additional support from Herts police officers, who detained the men and searched the car, at which point they found suspected counterfeit goods.

A number of electronic devices including mobile phones, sealed in manufacturer boxes, were discovered.

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The two men were arrested on suspicion of possessing criminal property, and have since been released while investigations continue.

PC Sarah Skene, investigating, said: “As part of our enquiries, I would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed or been offered items for sale in suspicious circumstances and therefore could be potential victims if they have purchased a product from them.

“If you think you may have been a victim or have any information that could assist with our enquiries, please email me via”

Information can also be reported online at, via online web chat at, or by calling the non-emergency number 101 and quoting crime reference 41/40222/23.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or online at