Fake gun found by police during raid in Rotherham

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A fake firearm has been found by police officers searching a house in Rotherham.

The gun, which South Yorkshire Police described as ‘realistic’, was discovered while officers were executing a search warrant.

Officers found the replica weapon in a property in St Leonards Place, Eastwood, on Wednesday afternoon.

They found a small amount of cannabis in the property and made one arrest at the scene.

Anyone with information on those involved in drugs should call 101.