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Collection Of Medieval Weapons Found After Stamford Domestic Incident

Stamford Police discovered a large collection of weapons including a mace, swords, daggers and a battle ax after a domestic incident, according to the Stamford Advocate.
Stamford Police discovered a large collection of weapons including a mace, swords, daggers and a battle ax after a domestic incident, according to the Stamford Advocate. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. — Police found a large collection of medieval weapons while responding to a domestic incident at a Stamford home, according to the Stamford Advocate.

The Stamford Advocate reported that the collection discovered by police included a mace, a blow gun, a battle ax, a collection of knives and daggers with various handles, a pair of swords including a "'Star Wars'-type sword," a Ruger model 357 Magnum pistol holster, a suspected M-150 and suspected M-200 explosives.

Police had responded to the Hope Street home on a report that 35-year-old Ahmed Abdelhamid had thrown a cell phone at his wife during an argument, the Stamford Advocate reported. He was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and disorderly conduct, according to the Stamford Advocate.

Abdelhamid's lawyer said that his client is a weapons collector, and had never used or threatened to use the weapons, the Stamford Advocate said. The weapons were confiscated by police following his arrest, according to the Stamford Advocate.

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