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Man charged with carrying firearm on Plaistow streets

PUBLISHED: 09:23 11 April 2016 | UPDATED: 10:48 13 April 2016

A man carrying a firearm has been arrested by police. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Images

A man carrying a firearm has been arrested by police. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Images

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A man has been charged with carrying a gun on the streets of Plaistow.

Andrew Smith, 29, of Crescent Road, Plaistow, has been remanded in custody to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Monday, May 9, to face one count of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

The alleged incident happened in Stopford Road on Saturday, April 9.


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