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Update: Men arrested after handgun seized by police in Ilford town centre released on police bail

09:06 25 June 2014

Police in Thompson Close attending the incident

Police in Thompson Close attending the incident

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Five men have been released on bail after police seized a car and handgun in Ilford town centre on Monday night.

Police were called to Thompson Close just before 6pm on Monday following reports of a group males in possession of a firearm.

Five men aged between 17 and 29 were taken to an East London police station. They have been released on police bail until mid-August while enquiries continue.

It is not yet known if the firearm is genuine and there has been no suggestion that shots were fired.

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