Police recover imitation firearm in Hainault

PUBLISHED: 20:39 15 March 2016 | UPDATED: 20:45 15 March 2016

New North Road, Hainault. Picture: Google Street View

New North Road, Hainault. Picture: Google Street View


Police have recovered an imitation firearm and drugs following an incident this evening.

Officers on patrol in New North Road, Hainault, made the discovery after stopping a car in the street after 5pm.

The male driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug and possession of an imitation firearm.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the other occupants of the car had fled.

Inquiries continue to trace the other occupants of the car.

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