Manchester

Women charged over Longsight machine gun discovery

Three women have been charged after a machine gun was found at a house in Manchester.

Officers searched the house in Lamb Close, Longsight, on Sunday night and found the Ingram MAC 10 machine pistol and noise suppressor.

A Baikal 4.5mm air pistol and a large quantity of ammuniition was also discovered.

The women, all from Longsight, have been charged with two counts of possession of prohibited weapons.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said they had been remanded in custody.

The force urged anyone with information to contact them.

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