Bag of guns discovered washed up on Thames bank

News Desk (13 October, 2016) Crime

Member of public finds weapons haul near to bridge

12504Stash of weapons found in smashed up bag near Blackfriars Bridge

A bag of guns was found on the Thames foreshore near Blackfriars Bridge this week by a member of public using a metal detector.

The stash contained five weapons with ammunition and “component parts”.

A police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 11:30am on Monday to reports that a bag containing guns had been found.

“Officers attended and five weapons were recovered. The weapons are being examined to ascertain their exact nature.”

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