Following some over the top press reports Lego UK has been forced to distance itself from the figures made by US firm, BrickArms clarifying that it is not affiliated with Lego and did not receive permission to create the modified toys.
BrickArms, which specializes in creating "custom molded weapons and custom mini-figures" from Lego blocks, sells the 'terrorist' figure - branded "Mr. White" the Bandit - for $14. It comes with a miniature pistol, machine gun, rocket launcher and grenades.
"Lego UK is not associated with the toys being sold by BrickArms, which have been customised without Lego UK's knowledge or permission," a Lego spokesman said.
"BrickArms is not licensed by Lego UK to customise Lego figures and has no links to the Lego brand."