NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police took two assault rifles and a semi-assault rifle off the streets Thursday after the weapons were seized from a garage in the city. 

At about 8 p.m., detectives executed a search warrant on a garage at 13-15 ½ Rodney French Blvd.  

Police seized two SKS 7.6x39 assault rifles and one Bushmaster M17s semi-automatic rifle, along with two 30-round magazines that fit into the Bushmaster model and 21 rounds of .223 caliber ammunition. 

The incident remains under investigation. Charges are likely to follow.  

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