A SUITCASE containing guns has been pulled out of the river at Port Meadow by a fisherman.

Police were called to Port Meadow, near Bossoms Boat Yard on Saturday at about 1pm by the angler.

A police spokesman said: “He had snagged a briefcase containing firearms.”

Forensic specialists are examining the firearms to determine how long they had been in the river and who they may have belonged to.

The police would not confirm what type of weapons were found.