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Bailed: Man arrested after police uncover deadly arsenal of weapons in Brent and Westminster

PUBLISHED: 12:35 24 July 2015 | UPDATED: 13:17 24 July 2015

The cache of 62 knives was uncovered in the boot of a car on Monday afternoon

The cache of 62 knives was uncovered in the boot of a car on Monday afternoon

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A man who was arrested after police uncovered a deadly arsenal of weapons including machetes and stun guns disguised as iPhones has been released on bailed.

Stun guns described as everyday key fobs for use by criminal gangs were also seized by policeStun guns described as everyday key fobs for use by criminal gangs were also seized by police

The 39-year-old was held following the discovery by detectives who raided an address in Brent and another in Westminster in a crackdown on criminal gangs on Monday.

Officers leading the search found 12 stun guns disguised as key fobs, mobile phones and torches alongside cut-throat razors destined for use by criminal gangs.

A further 62 knives including machetes, flick knives and dangerous combat knives as well as a number of batons and martial arts weapons were found in the boot of a car.

The man, who was questioned on suspicion of possessing firearms and offensive weapons, must return to a police station in mid-September.

Flick knives and machetes were part of the cache seized by Police on Monday afternoonFlick knives and machetes were part of the cache seized by Police on Monday afternoon


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