Man arrested after illegal firearms found at Sprowston home

Armed Police at Inman Rd, Norwich. Police responding to reports of illegal firearms being kept at

Police have cordoned off a property in Inman Road, Sprowston, after illegal firearms were found. - Credit: Archant

A 74-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal possession of firearms and assault.

Police have cordoned off a property in Sprowston after illegal firearms were found during a routine licensing visit on Tuesday, April 26.

A forensic tent has been put up in the back of the property.

Armed Police at Inman Rd, Norwich. Police responding to reports of illegal firearms being kept at a property on Inman Road.

Police have cordoned off a property in Inman Road, Sprowston, after illegal firearms were found. - Credit: Brittany Woodman/ Archant

Forensic units remained at the scene this morning.

Around eight police vehicles could be seen outside the house by eyewitnesses.

The cordon remains in place around the property in Inman Road and detailed searches will be carried out over the next few days.  

Police have cordoned off a property in Inman Road, Sprowston, after illegal firearms were found.

Police have cordoned off a property in Inman Road, Sprowston, after illegal firearms were found. - Credit: Brittany Woodman/ Archant

The 74-year-old remains in custody at Wymondham police station where he will be questioned. 

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