Man arrested after gun find in Newham

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

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

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

https://twitter.com/MetTaskforce/status/832929337116614656

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.