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Man held after guns and suspected grenade found in Hampton house

Street blocked by police Image copyright Jamie Wingate
Image caption A cordon has been set up around the house in Hampton while specialists assess the weapons

A man has been arrested after several firearms and a suspected grenade were found in a house in south west London.

Police discovered the weapons after they were called to the house in Hatherop Road, Hampton, over concerns for the safety of a resident.

A 60-year-old man was arrested under the Firearms Act and taken to a south London police station, the Met said.

Roads have been closed and a cordon has been set up around the home while specialist officers assess the items.

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