Five arrested after loaded gun found in West Ham

The Recorder has reported on seven incidents involving harmful substances in the past three weeks

The Recorder has reported on seven incidents involving harmful substances in the past three weeks - Credit: Archant

Five people were arrested after a loaded gun was found in West Ham this morning.

Three women and two men, all aged between 17 and 45, were arrested for possession of a firearm at around 8.30am.

A search of the premises, which involved a police dog, saw drugs, cash and a loaded gun recovered.

All five people have since been released on bail while enquiries are ongoing.