AN absent minded Granada couple who left a bag of stolen guns in the house they had just sold have been arrested.

The new occupants of the Cúllar Vega house alerted the Guardia Civil after finding a sports bags containing a sawn-off shotgun, a revolver and two pistols in the garage of their new home.

The sawn-off shotgun had been stolen in Madrid in 2004 while the revolver had its serial number etched out. It was later traced to Cuidad Real where its owner had reported it stolen in 1996.

The couple were arrested in the new home in Pulianas on December 1.

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