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JOINT RELEASE – Unregistered firearms seized in New South Wales

JOINT RELEASE BETWEEN THE NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE FORCE AND THE QUEENSLAND POLICE SERVICE

NSW Police Force’s Firearms Squad executed a search warrant at a property at Tenterfield about 7.20am today (Wednesday 20 September 2017).

The search warrant related to a Queensland Police Service investigation and was executed on their behalf.

During the search, police located and seized 73 long arms, a crudely-manufactured .22 calibre bolt-action pistol, a replica revolver, and 200 rounds of ammunition of various calibres.

Police also searched a vehicle at the location, where they located and seized three further firearms, one of which was loaded.

None of the firearms are believed to be registered and not being safely stored.

A 67-year-old man was spoken to at the location and his firearms licence has been suspended pending further inquiries.

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