Hundreds of illegal vapes have been destroyed after they were seized from a shop in Barking. 

Trading Standards officers from Barking & Dagenham Council were carrying out inspections when they entered a store in River Road on May 8. 

During their inspection of the shop, the officers discovered 270 illegal disposable vapes.

Romford Recorder: The business was issued a warning over the productsThe business was issued a warning over the products (Image: Barking and Dagenham Council @lbbdcouncil (X))

The council took to X to warn people over the risks of the products.  

They wrote: "Oversized & unregulated disposable vapes can have dangerous levels of nicotine and be a danger to our residents."

All of the prohibited vapes were seized from the shop and destroyed, and the business was issued a warning.