Update: 76-year-old charged after firearm found in Peckham

Katherine Johnston (18 March, 2019)

The pensioner will appear at Woolwich Crown Court in April

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A seventy-six-year-old man has been charged after officers found a rifle in the boot of a car in Peckham earlier this month.

Arthur Horton, from Mina Road in Walworth, has been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Woolwich Crown Court on April 5.

Officers say a fifty-year-old man has also been released under investigation.

The weapon was found during a stop and search on March 7.

Will I Ain't says:

SN. What was the weapon.? Details please?

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