Loaded handgun seized from cereal box in Hackney
PUBLISHED: 19:16 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:25 28 March 2013
The gun was found at an address in Gayhurst Road, London Fields
Officers from Hackney’s gang team and an Operation Bantam team – the borough’s proactive firearms unit - executed a warrant at an address in Gayhurst Road in London Fields.
The weapon was found in a cereal box, and a large quantity of class A drugs were also found at the address.
A man aged 28 was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possessing a firearm and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
He has been taken to an east London police station.
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