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FOUR people were arrested yesterday as part of a police crackdown – in order to raise money for charity.

The event saw arrests take place all over the city with the prisoners – Rachel Harvey, from Large & Gibson Solicitors in Southsea, Julie Hughes, the chief executive from the Elizabeth Foundation, Gavin Adams, deputy store manager of Sainsbury’s in Farlington and Pompey FC mascot Nelson the Dog – taken to the cells at Gunwharf Quays.

Rachel Harvey, the office manager for Large & Gibson Solicitors was 'arrested' by police officers PC Dane Millerchip, left, and PC Dan McGarrigle at The Pyramids Portsmouth Business Expo to raise funds for The Elizabeth Foundation 

Picture:  Malcolm Wells (160707-4966)

Rachel Harvey, the office manager for Large & Gibson Solicitors was 'arrested' by police officers PC Dane Millerchip, left, and PC Dan McGarrigle at The Pyramids Portsmouth Business Expo to raise funds for The Elizabeth Foundation Picture: Malcolm Wells (160707-4966)

Each prisoner needed to raise £1,000 bail to get them out, which went to the Elizabeth Foundation, a Portsmouth centre that supports preschool deaf children and their parents.

Making the arrests were PC Dan McGarrigle and PC Dane Millerchip, whose three-year-old daughter Gracie uses the centre.

Mr Millerchip, from Knowle, said: ‘It truly is an amazing place.’

For more search ‘The Elizabeth Foundation’ on Facebook.