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Police find gun hidden in phone
A potentially lethal stun gun disguised as a mobile phone has been found in Nottingham, officers have revealed.

It was seized in the Hyson Green area on 28 February.

The illegal weapon can deliver a 900,000-volt electric shock which could prove fatal for a small child or an elderly victim, police said.

Two men in their early 20s have been charged in connection with the seizure of the gun. They have been remanded in custody until June.

Det Sgt Dave Bola, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "It's a shock that we found it.

"We investigate offences thoroughly and work very hard at getting these items off the streets."

A 21-year-old man, from Hyson Green, has been charged with aggravated burglary of a business and possessing an offensive weapon.

And a 20-year-old man, from St Ann's, Nottingham, is accused of burglary, possessing an imitation firearm, dangerous driving, possessing drugs and driving without insurance.



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