Gun, knives and baseball bat seized by police in Rotherham

A gun, three knives and a baseball bat have been seized by police officers in Rotherham.

Friday, 30th November 2018, 10:40 am
Updated Friday, 30th November 2018, 10:45 am
Weapons were seized after police officers searched a number of homes in Rotherham

South Yorkshire Police officers carried out an operation with registered social landlords in the town, during which 12 rooms were searched.

Weapons were seized after police officers searched a number of homes in Rotherham

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The occupants of a number of the rooms agree to sign over weapons found by officers and they have now been destroyed.

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Detective Chief Inspector Martin Tate tweeted: 'More weapons recovered by our frontline neighbourhood officers. Great work guys.'