Crossbow, knives, air rifle, axe and baseball bat seized by police in Rotherham

A crossbow, stash of knives, air rifle, firearms, axe and baseball bat were among a haul of weapons seized by the police in Rotherham.

Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 9:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 9:15 am
These weapons were seized by officers in Rotherham last night

The weapons were seized in one incident in the town last night and a photograph of the haul has been released by South Yorkshire Police this morning.

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Posting on Twitter, Detective Chief Inspector Martin Tate said: 'All recovered by our Rotherham uniform response officers in one incident last night.

'These are the sorts of dangers our front line staff face. 24/7 they will respond to whatever danger is in front of them.

'They need the public support to do it.'

No other details have yet been released.