Imitation gun found during raid on Derbyshire home

Police seized a suspected imitation firearm and arrested a man during a raid on a house in Derbyshire.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 5:20 pm

Officers executed the warrant at a house in New Road, Hilton, this morning, seizing what they believe to be an imitation gun.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said: “A 32-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

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Police seized an imitation gun on a raid in Derbyshire.

“He remains in custody as is being questioned by officers.”

Anyone with information about firearms should contact police on 101.