Merseyside: Police uncover WWII gun in Fazakerley

Credit: Merseyside Police

Police in Merseyside have recovered a WWII gun in Fazakerley.

The discovery was made yesterday at around 5pm by officers conducting an open land search in the Falcon Hey area. The item, a suspected M3 sub machine gun, was found inside a bag.

It has been forensically recovered and the scene has now been stood down.

Detective Inspector Sean Kelly-Martland said:

Anyone with information on the storage and use of firearms can contact us @MerPolCC, 999 if a crime is in progress, or you can pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.