The Met’s Specialist Crime Command, primarily based in east London, have recovered a loaded Glock handgun with the assistance of armed officers.
On Tuesday, 25 May, the officers made a cease on two automobiles travelling in convoy alongside Victoria Park Road, E9. The occupants, three males and one lady, have been detained while a search was carried out.
Officers looking out the vehicles shortly seized a loaded Glock handgun from the primary car.
The driver of the primary car was arrested for possession of a firearm. The two males and the girl within the second car have been additionally arrested for possession of a firearm.
All 4 suspects have been taken to an east London custody suite the place they continue to be, awaiting interview. The firearm is now within the possession of specialist officers for examination.
Detective Inspector Glenn Butler from the Specialist Crime North Command mentioned: “I’d prefer to reassure the native residents and everybody in London that Glock handguns just like the one we now have recovered are extraordinarily uncommon in London, and specialist Met officers and my workforce work obstinately to find and seize weapons equivalent to this. The Met’s Specialist Crime Command stay on standby to recuperate illegally held firearms to guard London’s neighborhood and forestall using firearms within the capital.”