A Leamington man is facing weapons-related charges following a reported robbery in south London on Wednesday afternoon.
Police were contacted around 2 p.m. Wednesday after a woman in the 800-block of Exeter Road said she was assaulted and robbed.
The victim sustained minor injuries.
According to police, officers noticed the suspect drop a duffel bag before fleeing eastbound toward Bessemer Road.
The suspect was located and arrested without incident. Police say they recovered the bag and found ammunition inside. A loaded firearm was also found during the search.
Police say they seized a loaded .22 calibre gun and 56 rounds of ammunition.
An 18-year-old Leamington man has been charged with robbery with violence as well as three firearms-related charges.
He is scheduled to appear in London court on July 29.
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