Monday, September 5, 2011

Gangs Store Guns For More Riots - 5th Sept 2011

Sky News can reveal how rioting gang members have stored away firearms ready for further disorder after the unrest in England last month.

Our exclusive investigation allowed Metropolitan Police detectives to seize a stash of five guns. The weapons were bundled up in a bin store in Brockley, southeast London.

Sky sources said they were concealed by gangs in anticipation of further clashes with officers.

The information came to us from an anonymous individual who felt they could not deal directly with the police.

But the person did have genuine concerns about what might happen if the gangs were given another opportunity to use the weapons.

Once we were told of the existence of this haul, we alerted detectives at the Metropolitan Police.

The officers said they were happy to work with Sky to get the guns off the streets and stressed the need for the location details to be passed to them at the earliest opportunity. Read More