Police find huge weapons stash in home during drugs bust

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Police executing a drugs warrant at a house in the borough were stunned to discover a large hoard of deadly weapons.

Rifles, a pistol, hunting knives, a knuckle duster and machetes were among the weapons seized by officers carrying out a search at a property in Leigh yesterday (Friday, May 31) morning.

Two men aged 51 and one aged 23 have been arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A and Class B drugs with intent to supply.

The collection of weapons seized

The collection of weapons seized