Gun found in Stoke Newington bin

The gun was found in a litter bin.

The gun was found in a litter bin. - Credit: Archant

A gun was found in a litter bin in Stoke Newington.

Officers in Hackney made the discovery in Stoke Newington Common on Wednesday June 4 after carrying out a sweep of an estate.

As yet there have been no arrests and officers from Hackney’s Op Bantam team are investigating.

Anyone with information should contact the investigation team at Stoke Newington Police Station on 0208 721 4088 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.