'Crossbow, arrow and multiple bullets' seized by police in Noak Hill

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The weapons were reported to police on July 5 - Credit: Supplied

A number of weapons including a crossbow, arrow and multiple bullets have been seized by police after being found in Noak Hill. 

On July 5, a member of the public notified Met Police officers to the “quantity" of weapons in an open area by Noak Hill Road, Romford, Scotland Yard said.  

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Bullets found by the groups after a three-hour search - Credit: Supplied

They were found by two community groups, which both wish to remain anonymous, after a tip off from a member of the public

The Met’s spokesperson added: “These items have been removed and taken to a police station and we thank that person for contacting us.   

“Weapons are occasionally stored in public places and clearly pose a danger to the wider community.”  

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One of the weapons found - Credit: Supplied

The Safer Neighbourhood Team, who regularly run weapons sweeps in open public spaces, will act on the information given to them.  

Former Harold Hill councillor Jan Sargent said: “Community groups working together is vital to help create a safe, healthy environment for all.”  

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An arrow was also found - Credit: Supplied


If you have seen anything suspicious in your local area, you can call 101 or anonymously to Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.