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Firearms unit seizes ‘offensive weapon’ from suspected stolen car

PUBLISHED: 15:37 15 September 2018 | UPDATED: 15:37 15 September 2018

Essex Police seized a suspected stolen car in Chelmsford Picture: ESSEX POLICE FIREARMS UNIT

Essex Police seized a suspected stolen car in Chelmsford Picture: ESSEX POLICE FIREARMS UNIT

Essex Police

Two men have been arrested after police stopped a suspected stolen car and seized “a number of offensive weapons”.

Weapons found in the car Picture: ESSEX POLICE FIREARMS UNITWeapons found in the car Picture: ESSEX POLICE FIREARMS UNIT

Essex Police’s firearms support unit tweeted pictures of the vehicle after a stop in Chelmsford earlier today.

The unit’s Twitter account said two males had been arrested for theft of a vehicle and possession of weapons.

Officers thanked colleagues from the Chelmsford and Maldon community police team.

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