Police seize weapons after man arrested in Canklow

By Sam Cooper | 01/09/2017

Police seize weapons after man arrested in Canklow

THESE were the weapons seized from a Canklow home after police arrested a man stood with a rifle who racially abused a member of the public.

Officers held the 48-year-old on suspicion of aggravated public order offence and possession of a firearm in a public place.

A spokesman for Rotherham Central local policing team (LPG) said all of the weapons were seized from his home following the arrest and will obtain a destruction order if he is convicted.

The suspect remains in police custody, he added.

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