Guns found

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Im­i­ta­tion mil­i­tary grade guns were found by po­lice search­ing the home of a mem­ber of the Hells An­gels Nomad Out­law Mo­tor­cy­cle Gang in cen­tral Auck­land. Four im­i­ta­tion weapons, in­clud­ing two AK47 as­sault ri­fles, a Thomp­son .45 sub ma­chine gun, and a Sch­miesser MP38 sub ma­chine gun were seized dur­ing the raid last week. The firearms are be­ing ex­am­ined and charges may fol­low. It comes af­ter an in­ci­dent in June in which a mem­ber of the pub­lic was in­tim­i­dated by a gang mem­ber, Or­gan­ised Fi­nan­cial Crime Agency Mo­tor­cy­cle Gang Unit De­tec­tive Se­nior Sergeant Lloyd Sch­mid says. ‘‘Po­lice would like to re­as­sure the com­mu­nity that they will swiftly re­spond to any in­ci­dents in­volv­ing in­tim­i­da­tion by gang mem­bers, which should be re­ported promptly so we can take ap­pro­pri­ate ac­tion.’’ Cloth­ing em­bla­zoned with the Hells An­gels New Zealand logo was also taken dur­ing the search and po­lice would also like to speak to a 30-year-old pro­fes­sional kick­boxer who lived at the house un­til re­cently.

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