ACT Policing has seized 3D printed firearms and ammunition at a residence in Garran.
About 10.45am on Thursday, 16 November 2023, police were alerted to a 17-year-old boy in possession of a 3D printed firearm.
Police subsequently seized the firearm, a white and black replica 3D printed bolt action pistol, and commenced an investigation.
Later that day, police attended and searched the boy’s residence locating three additional 3D printed firearms, including a silver 3D printed replica 44 magnum revolver, a black and green 3D printed replica rocket propelled grenade, a black 3D printed replica 50 calibre revolver pistol, and 3D printed ammunition.
Police would like to remind the Canberra community that the manufacturing of 3D printed weapons is illegal and 3D printed firearms are considered illegal weapons.
Anyone with information regarding illicit firearms is urged to contact Crime Stoppers