Armed police recover imitation firearm in Dagenham house raid

Three males have been charged with theft. Picture: PA

Three males have been charged with theft. Picture: PA - Credit: Archant

Armed police recovered an imitation firearm from a house in Dagenham this morning.

Police were called to Lullington Road at 9am, with nearby residents reporting on social media that armed officers and a police helipcopter were in the area.

A man in his 20s was arrested and taken into custody.

Police are further analysing the weapon that was seized.