Gun, taser and drugs found in police raid on Sheffield house

Drugs, a gun and a taser disguised as a torch were found during a police raid of a house in Sheffield.

Thursday, 14th December 2017, 9:38 am
Updated Thursday, 14th December 2017, 9:40 am
A taser was among the items found in the raid.

Officers struck at a house on the Arbourthorne estate yesterday morning and made arrests for drug and firearm offences at the scene.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act in the Arbourthorne area.

"Entry was forced to the property and once inside officers located a large quantity of drugs and other items to suggest the occupant had been supplying drugs. The occupants were arrested.

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"Whilst officers were continuing searching the property, they found what they believe to be a firearm along with other weapons, including a taser disguised as a torch.

"The occupants were further arrested for firearms offences and enquires are ongoing.

"We will not accept drugs or weapons on our patch."