Police have seized a cache of weapons, including three assault rifles and almost 1500 rounds of ammunition, during an operation targeting gun crimes in western Sydney.
Acting on a tip-off to police, officers from Operation Talon, assisted by Strike Force Raptor, travelled to a location in the Blacktown area and uncovered a cache of firearms, connected to an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG).
Police seized a Colt AR 15 .223 assault rifle; two SKS .762 assault rifles; a sawn-off .22 Ruger rifle and suppressor; a Bentley 12-gauge shotgun; a Beretta 9mm pistol; a Glock 19 9mm pistol; a Viking 9mm pistol; a number of magazines and 1480 rounds of ammunition.
The weapons are undergoing ballistics and forensic analysis.
Investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.