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Man arrested after gun find in Newham

PUBLISHED: 10:38 19 February 2017 | UPDATED: 10:49 19 February 2017

This deadly weapon was seized yesterday (Pic: Twitter@MetTaskforce)

This deadly weapon was seized yesterday (Pic: Twitter@MetTaskforce)

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A man has been arrested following the discovery of a firearm in Newham.

The gun was found yesterday after a suspect tried to flee police but was detained.

Officers from the Met’s task force uploaded an image of the weapon on social media website Twitter.


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