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Met and Border Agency target foreign criminals

28 December 2012 Last updated at 13:35 GMT

Scotland Yard says more than 175 foreign criminals have been deported under a new crackdown carried out with border officials.

Operation Nexus saw the UK Border Agency (UKBA) working closely with police officers across London. BBC London's Guy Lynn talks to Det Sgt Tony Maxwell of the Met Police and Immigration Minister Mark Harper.