Posted: Wed 28th Aug 2019

Blank firing gun recovered in Mold

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Aug 28th, 2019


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Police are appealing for information after a blank firing handgun was found on land close to a cemetery in Mold.

Officers were alerted to the discovery by a member of the public this morning. They attended the site near Mold Town Cemetery and recovered the item.

South Flintshire Inspector Steve Owens said; “I am appealing for any information about this firearm, which is designed to fire blanks, but which has the potential to be converted into a viable weapon.”

“It has now been sent for forensic examination.”

If you can assist police enquiries call 101 or use their live webchat quoting reference X125534 .

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