21/07/2015

Police Seize Large Haul Of Dangerous Weapons In London

Police have seized a large haul of dangerous weapons after searching two properties and a car in north-west London.

The addresses, NW10 and W8, were searched by police on 20 July.

The search resulted in the discovery and seizure of what police described as a 'large cache' of weapons including twelve disguised stun guns, batons, martial arts weapons and a significant amount of knives.

Officers searching the boot of one car in NW10 discovered 62 knives, including machetes, flick knives and dangerous combat knives.

Stun guns disguised as key fobs, popular mobile phones and torches were also recovered along with cut-throat razors.

Police said the weapons were destined for use by criminal gangs.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested by police on suspicion of possession of firearms and offensive weapons.

He remains in custody at a west London police station.

(LM)

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