Police investigate mystery pistol found in rucksack in Gants Hill


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Police are investigating the origins of a mystery pistol found in Gants Hill.

Police were called at 5pm on September 22 following reports of an air pistol that was found in an abandoned rucksack.

The rucksack was discovered beside a garage at the rear of a property in Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill.

Officers, who made the weapon safe at the scene, believe the air pistol has no connection to any crime.

Police, who are continuing their enquiries, are currently awaiting the results of forensic tests.

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