London crime: Man arrested after taser disguised as phone seized in Croydon – MyLondon



Police have arrested a male after a taser disguised as a phone was found in Croydon.

The nasty weapon was found after officers stopped and searched a male in the South London borough on Monday (August 10).

The taser, which was disguised to look like a Samsung Galaxy, has now been seized by police.

The Metropolitan Police taskforce said on Twitter: “TSG U44 officers conducting proactive patrols in Croydon.

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“They stop and searched a male who they found to be in possession of a taser disguised as a phone!

“One nasty weapon off the street and one in custody!”

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A number of people replied to the tweet to praise officers for their hard work.

One said: “Well done! Stop and search saves lives. Keep up the good work.”

Another said: “Wow that’s scary a taser phone!”

A third added: “And that’s why stop and search is a good idea! Great stop!”

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