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Three arrested after police seize machete, bottle filled with acid and face masks at address in Tower Hamlets

PUBLISHED: 16:54 05 January 2018 | UPDATED: 16:57 05 January 2018

Police discovered this machete at an address in E1 today. Picture credit: Tower Hamlets Council.

Police discovered this machete at an address in E1 today. Picture credit: Tower Hamlets Council.

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Three suspected gang members have been arrested after police seized a machete, a bottle containing acid and three face masks at an address in Tower Hamlets.

Three face masks suspected of being used in robberies were also seized. Picture credit: Tower Hamlets Council.Three face masks suspected of being used in robberies were also seized. Picture credit: Tower Hamlets Council.

Officers stormed the property in the E1 area today where they found the items, which are suspected of being used in criminal activity.

All three have been arrested on suspicion of three different offences: an acid attack in E14, a knife point robbery in E16 and a robbery in Essex.

Tower Hamlets Police uploaded two images of their find on social media networking site Twitter.


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