Trident and Area Crime Command detectives have arrested two people following the recovery of firearm in a proactive operation on Monday night, 7 November.
Just before 22:00hrs Specialist Firearms Command officers, working with Trident detectives, and supported by Roads and Transport Policing Command officers carried out a stop on a car on the A406 near Abbey Road, NW10.
A handgun was recovered.
The two occupants of the car – a man aged 30 and a woman aged 21 – were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and taken into custody at a north London police station.
Enquires by Trident continue.
Anyone with any information about illegal firearms can contact the Trident and Area Crime Command, in confidence, via 101.
To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.