High Peak raids: Arrests as firearms and ammunition found

A number of firearms and ammunition have been seized and two people arrested after police raids in the High Peak area of Derbyshire.

An industrial unit in Doveholes and a house in Harpur Hill, Buxton, were both raided earlier by officers.

About 30 officers were involved in the operation set up to tackle suspected gun crime and the illegal importation of firearms from abroad.

A man and a woman, both 21, were arrested under the Firearms Act.

Det Insp Shaun McElheron from Buxton CID said: "Derbyshire police will investigate all reports of illegally held firearms.

"On this occasion a number of firearms have been recovered by police and there is no further risk to the public.

"This incident was not connected to terrorism."

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