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Basingstoke man, 25, charged with firearm offence

A man from Basingstoke has today (10/9) been charged with a firearm offence.

Simon Tustain, of Penny Black Lane, Basingstoke, has been charged with possession of a firearm without a certificate under Section 1 of the Firearms Act 1968.

The 25-year-old was arrested on Wednesday (8/9) as part of an investigation which is being led by officers from Counter Terrorism Policing South East.

He was due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court today (10/9/21)