Guns Found In Sunderland Wheelie Bin

1 January 2013, 11:20

Police in Sunderland have found 3 guns in a burning wheelie bin.

Officers believe the weapons were stolen from a car in Sunderland on December 29.

They were called out to reports of a small fire at Julius Caesar Street in Southwick at 11.30 last night.

The wheelie bin was found to contain three firearms - a shotgun and two rifles - which police believe were the ones taken from a car in the vicinity of Old Mill Road in Southwick. 

Two men, aged 26 and 36, have been arrested.