Girl, 14, arrested after loaded gun found in bedroom

15:57 20 February 2013

The revolver was loaded with bullets. Picture: Met Police

The revolver was loaded with bullets. Picture: Met Police


A 14-year-old girl has been arrested after police discovered a loaded gun at an address in Homerton.

The gun was found in a bedroom wardrobe. Picture: Met PoliceThe gun was found in a bedroom wardrobe. Picture: Met Police

Officers from the Met’s Trident Gang Crime Command executed a search warrant at the property in Waterloo Close yesterday.

The revolver was found in a bedroom wardrobe.

The girl was taken to Stoke Newington police station

Detective Inspector Steve Meechan from Trident said: “In light of the tragic events at the weekend, officers are committed to tackling gun crime by holding to account those who chose to carry weapons and are involved in gang violence.

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