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Taser disguised as a torch seized in Brent

PUBLISHED: 14:58 29 April 2016 | UPDATED: 15:23 29 April 2016

These deadly weapons have been seized in Brent over the last 24 hours (Pic: Twitter@MPSBrent)

These deadly weapons have been seized in Brent over the last 24 hours (Pic: Twitter@MPSBrent)

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It might look like a harmless torch but this is actually a disguised Taser which has been seized by Brent Police.

A confiscated air rifle and serrated knife (Pic: Twitter@MPSBrent)A confiscated air rifle and serrated knife (Pic: Twitter@MPSBrent)

The weapon is among an arsenal seized by officers in a serious of police raids across the borough in the last 24 hours.

It is illegal to possess a Taser which fires an electrode that causes a person to become temporary paralysed.

Officers also uncovered an air rifle, serrated knives and a chopper from addresses in the borough.

The images were uploaded by an officer on social networking site Twitter with the hashtag stopknifecrime.


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