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Weapons seized, five arrested after North End bust

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A handful of people are facing charges following a North End bust Sunday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:20 p.m., when officers were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Alfred Avenue. Upon arrival, several people were seen fleeing the premises.

Police pursued and four people were apprehended. Five people were located inside the home.

Search warrants were obtained and police seized a .22 calibre sawed-off rifle, two machetes, a knife, bear spray and $670 in cash.

Five males, ranging in age from 14 to 32 years old, are facing drug and weapons charges. The 15 and 17 year old were released on a promise to appear. The three others were detained in custody.

Four individuals were released without facing any charges.

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