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Two arrested and weapon is sized following vehicle stop in Newham

Police Specials who had been out on patrol called in specialist armed officers after spotting a suspicious vehicle at the scene of a recent robbery this evening (Saturday)

A member of the public at the scene let officers know that the occupants onboard the vehicle had been waving a weapon around prior to their arrival. Calling in support armed officers then carried out a stop on the vehicle.

Two men were detained and a search was then carried out of the men and the vehicle.

During the search, a loaded firearm was recovered.

Two people have since been arrested and remain in custody.