Two teenage gang members were arrested during a series of raids today over a dangerous new weapon being used on London's streets.Machine pistol? Rocket launcher? The ZF-1?
About 100 officers raided two addresses in Leytonstone after receiving intelligence that two members of the gang, aged 16 and 17, had been in possession of a "pen gun".Blimey! The cuts are so brutal, even ‘Q’ has to make a living on the black market!
Police say they are seeing more and more of these weapons, which fire potentially lethal nail-shaped pellets, on the streets. They are lightweight, come disguised as pens and can be bought online easily.
After officers in riot gear forced their way into the 16-year-old's terraced house, his father told of his "huge shock" and said he had no idea his son was involved with gangs.Of course he didn’t…