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Imitation submachine gun, pistol and grenade seized following 14-year-old's arrest

PUBLISHED: 09:25 19 June 2019 | UPDATED: 09:48 19 June 2019

Imitation weapons - including an Uzi and grenade - have been seized by police in Norwich. Photo: Norfolk police

Imitation weapons - including an Uzi and grenade - have been seized by police in Norwich. Photo: Norfolk police

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Imitation weapons - including an Uzi and grenade - have been seized by police in Norwich following the arrest of a teenage boy.

The 14-year-old was arrested near George Pope Road on Monday, June 17, on suspicion of drug offences and assaulting police following a stop and search.

Officers subsequently visited a property in Angel Road where imitation weapons, cash and suspected heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were discovered.

Norwich police posted a photo on Twitter showing two boxes for an airsoft imitation handgun and an Uzi submachine gun. A grenade-shaped item is also pictured in an evidence bag.

Police said the teenager was questioned at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre and released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Norwich police said on Twitter said: "One male was stopped searched yesterday by the Norwich North SNT team and arrested for assault police x2 and being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. Further searches found imitation weapons, cash and suspected drugs."

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