Guns seized from Tenterfield property

A large number of firearms have been seized by police from a property near Tenterfield following a joint operation by NSW and Queensland Police.

NSW Police Force’s Firearms Squad executed a search warrant at the property about 7.20am on Wednesday.

The search warrant related to a Queensland Police Service investigation and was executed on their behalf.

During the search, police located and seized 73 long arms, a crudely-manufactured .22 calibre bolt-action pistol, a replica revolver, and 200 rounds of ammunition of various calibres.

Police also searched a vehicle at the location, where they located and seized three further firearms, one of which was loaded.

None of the firearms are believed to be registered and not being safely stored.

A 67-year-old man was spoken to at the location and his firearms licence has been suspended pending further inquiries.