Firearms officers examine antique muskets handed in to Leeds charity shop

The antique muskets handed in to a charity shop in Leeds. Picture: @WYP_LeedsEast_3
The antique muskets handed in to a charity shop in Leeds. Picture: @WYP_LeedsEast_3
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Firearms officers were called in when a pair of antique muskets were left at a charity shop in Leeds.

Staff at Help the Aged in Wetherby alerted police after a bag containing the items was handed in by a man yesterday morning.

A police spokesman said they had been called to the shop in Market Place shortly before 10.45am.

He said: "Officers attended and recovered them to a police station where they were examined by firearms officers and found to be antique muskets, likely to have been for ornamental use."

Millennium Square and Leeds Civic Hall, Leeds City Centre.

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