Imitation submachine gun, pistol and grenade seized following 14-year-old’s arrest

Imitation weapons - including an Uzi and grenade - have been seized by police in Norwich. Photo: Nor

Imitation weapons - including an Uzi and grenade - have been seized by police in Norwich. Photo: Norfolk police - Credit: Archant

Imitation weapons - including an Uzi and grenade - have been seized by police in Norwich following the arrest of a teenage boy.

The 14-year-old was arrested near George Pope Road on Monday, June 17, on suspicion of drug offences and assaulting police following a stop and search.

Officers subsequently visited a property in Angel Road where imitation weapons, cash and suspected heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were discovered.

Norwich police posted a photo on Twitter showing two boxes for an airsoft imitation handgun and an Uzi submachine gun. A grenade-shaped item is also pictured in an evidence bag.

Police said the teenager was questioned at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre and released under investigation while enquiries continue.


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Norwich police said on Twitter said: "One male was stopped searched yesterday by the Norwich North SNT team and arrested for assault police x2 and being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. Further searches found imitation weapons, cash and suspected drugs."

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