September 8, 2022 1.50 pm This story is over 14 months old

Trio charged as imitation firearm and police uniform found in Spalding car

A baseball bat and taser were also found

Three men have been charged with four offences following an incident in Spalding.

We received a report that three men were acting suspiciously, and had jumped a fence, in the Spalding Common area. This was reported at 11.03am on 6 September.

The three men made off in a VW Golf and were shortly stopped nearby. The car was searched by officers who found an imitation firearm, taser, a baseball bat and police uniform in the boot.

The following men were arrested and taken to the police station for questioning.

  • Thomas Green, 23, of Tollet Street, London
  • Rayhan Miah. Aged 23, of Monteagle Avenue, Barking
  • Leonardo Sapiano, 24, of Invicta Close, London

They have all been charged with:

  • Possession of an imitation firearm
  • With intent to cause loss to another to make an unwarranted demand of Crypto Currency from a person
  • Possession of a taser
  • Intent to deceive, impersonated a special constable or a member of a police force.

All three men have been remanded in custody and will appear at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court this afternoon, 8 September.