‘Controlled explosion’ linked to firearms and gunpowder seized at Horsham property

Gunpowder and a number of firearms were seized from an address in Horsham last week.

Monday, 14th June 2021, 6:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 9:50 am

Police say, “A number of firearms have been seized from the property as part of an ongoing investigation.

“A quantity of gunpowder was also safely destroyed in a controlled explosion carried out by Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams at a nearby site.

Sussex Police

According to police, a 75-year-old man from Horsham was arrested on suspicion of failing to comply with conditions of a firearm certificate, possession of a prohibited weapon, and failing to comply with a condition of registration as a firearms dealer.

He has been released on conditional bail while enquiries continue, police say.