The new weapon of choice among gangs on the streets of the UK has been revealed, and it may surprise you to learn how high-tech it actually is.
According to the Mirror Online, gangs are now using stun guns disguised as iPhones, torches or lipsticks, which are 100 times more powerful than police Tasers.
Apparently criminals are picking up the new illegal devices, because they’re much easier to get hold of on the Dark Web than traditional firearms and a lot cheaper, as you can order them anonymously and pay for the weapons using untraceable Bitcoins.
Data released under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that cops have seized hundreds of stun guns from the public across Britain, with 249 taken and destroyed by police in London alone last year.
Northumbria Police have reportedly seized 41 of the devices since 2014 and South Yorkshire Police discovered 34 devices in the same period.
Anyone caught with a stun gun could face jail for possession of a weapon.
So be careful out there, everyone!