Police in Cardiff seize supercars in dawn raid on traveller camp

Officers target three sites and uncover Ferrari, Range Rover and Bentley golf cart among luxury vehicles, as well as cash and possible victims of forced labour

Police in Wales have seized a fleet of luxury cars, including a Bentley golf cart, in a raid on a travellers' camp in Cardiff.

Officers with South Wales Police, the National Crime Agency and British Transport Police arrested 14 people in dawn raids in three locations across the Welsh capital.

Police also seized cash and took away possible victims of forced labour.

The raids were part of Operation Barracuda and targeted drugs trafficking, sex offenders, forced labour and illegal drivers.

Among the vehicles seized were a red Ferrari California T, a white Range Rover and a metallic blue Bentley Continental golf cart.

One officer said: "It was more like a luxury car showroom than an average caravan site."

The Ferrari is valued at about £155,000 and the Range Rover at about £90,000.

The luxury golf cart, thought to be worth about £20,000, appears similar to the one US boxer Floyd Mayweather bought for his son last year.

The police seized the cars at the Shirenewton caravan site. Other sites raided were New House Farm and Newport Road.

(Additional reporting by agencies)

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