Two people have been arrested in Stanmore, Harrow for firearms offences police have said.

The arrests came after detectives conducted a search warrant under the Firearms Act at a residential address in Stanmore in the early hours of this morning Monday, 19 August.

During the search the officers discovered two suspected guns and ammunition

Two people, man aged 19 and a female aged 38, were arrested at the address for firearms  offences and enquiries continue.

DC Oliver Kotis from the North West Command Unit, said:“We are determined to take weapons out of the hands of criminals. Proactive operations like this help keep our communities safe and may even save lives. I am sure every right thinking person will be both relieved and pleased with this successful operation and the seizure of these suspected weapons.

“This result highlights the efforts of local officers who have been working hard over the busy summer period to tackle violence and related crime. We will deal robustly with those who do cause disruption, carry weapons and pose a threat to the safety of others.”

“The public have a huge part to play when it comes to preventing crime and protecting London’s communities. You can give information about crime that has been committed or potentially save a life, by providing information about someone involved in violence, criminal gangs or who may be carrying a weapon.”

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