Man held after weapons haul found in police raid on Brighton flat

Posted On 16 Sep 2014 at 5:57 pm

A 44-year-old man has been arrested after Sussex Police found scores of weapons when they raided a flat in Brighton this morning (Tuesday 16 September).

Officers catalogued more than 160 weapons including crossbows, swords and axes after entering the one-bedroom flat in Viaduct Road, Brighton, today.

The stash also included an imitation firearm, a mask and plastic weapons which would not be identified by metal detectors.

Officers were executing a warrant to search for drugs and found a quantity of cannabis during the raid.

Sergeant Ned Edwards, a police search adviser, tweeted a series of pictures after the raid.

He said: “Team have just conducted a drugs warrant. Male arrested and drugs seized but was not expecting what else we found.”

  1. Martin Reply

    This is so Incredible, why would someone need all those type of weapons?? Its very worrying and quite disturbing, that someone like that has been walking around our city

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