First 3D printer 'used to create a firearm' found in UK

A component allegedly needed to make a firearm was seized. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

A 3D printer, which police believe criminals may have been using in an attempt to create a firearm, has been seized in Manchester.

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Owner: '3D gun' are printer parts

The man arrested after police claim they had seized component parts for a 3D printed gun has insisted they are actually parts of a printer. The suspect said the arrest could "kill" his business and said the officers "have gone over the top".