THE BRONX - Police seized more than 70 illegal firearms in a crackdown on gun trafficking, officials said Tuesday.
Investigators arrested six men in connection with the weapons, according to NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton. The arrests, part of a monthslong operation, were part of a larger crackdown on illegal guns.
Undercover officers purchased the guns in the Bronx and Harlem between January and August, according to police.
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The NYPD has seized more than 1,000 illegal guns since 2010, according to officials.