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Two men arrested on suspicion of possessing firearms in Gants Hill

PUBLISHED: 07:32 05 March 2020 | UPDATED: 07:32 05 March 2020

Two men were arrested on suspicion of possessing firearms in Gants Hill last night. Picture: Google

Two men were arrested on suspicion of possessing firearms in Gants Hill last night. Picture: Google

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing firearms in Gants Hill as part of a proactive operation by police last night.

Armed officers stopped a car at 10:20pm on Wednesday (March 4) in the Gants Hill Roundabout and found a firearm in the car and arrested the two men.

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A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Armed officers stopped a car on the Gants Hill Roundabout as part of a proactive operation.

"A firearm was found within the car.

"Two males were arrested for firearms offences and remain in custody at an east London police station.

"Enquiries continue."


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