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Stash of illegal weapons found in home in market town

PUBLISHED: 17:04 23 July 2019 | UPDATED: 17:04 23 July 2019

The entrance to Mill Court, Fakenham PICTURE: Google Maps

The entrance to Mill Court, Fakenham PICTURE: Google Maps

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Police seized a stash of weapons from a Fakenham home, following a tip off from border agencies.

Police said on June 19 they searched the home of a man in Mill Court and found a variety of weapons, including tasers constructed by the man.

There were also weapons which had been modified to increase their power and fire ball bearings.

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Police were tipped off by customs officers, who intercepted a weapon brought into the country illegally.

A man was charged in connection with the haul but the case was closed after he died.

A spokesman said: "Police officers carried out a warrant at a property in Mill Court, Fakenham, on June 19 where a number of illegal weapons were recovered.

"The matter was investigated and a man was charged in connection with the incidents.

"The case has since been closed following the death of the defendant."

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