The Guardia Civil and National Police squads swooped yesterday. photos: alejandro sepulveda. | Vasil Vasilev

The National Police and the Guardia Civil serious crime and drugs squads mounted part two of Operation Hells Angels yesterday morning.

Palma.—Armed officers from both forces stormed five properties and arrested four people yesterday but this time, the suspects were not German nationals, but Spaniards, thought to have been operating as local contacts for the German gang which was dismantled in an island-wide operation last month.

Officers wearing ski masks mounted the operation at 10am yesterday when teams simultaneously stormed five properties in and around Palma.