Cops arrest teen over gun

| 13/07/2012

police car2_0.jpgCNS): Police have a arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a number of serious offences, including the possession of a firearm and ammunition as well as stealing a car. An RCIPS spokesperson said the youngster was apprehended by officers on Thursday afternoon following a break-in at a Bodden Town address. The teenager was arrested after the police spotted what was reported as a stolen vehicle which had left the scene of the burglary at the Cayman Crossing condo complex in South Sound Road, George Town.

Police were informed that the suspected burglar had left the scene in a stolen Honda CRV, which was later seen by officers in the South Sound area, where the driver stopped the vehicle and ran off. Officers gave chase and arrested him a short distance away from the abandonded stolen car. The gun and an undisclosed quantity of ammunition were subsequently recovered.

Police said the teenager has been arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm, burglary and taking and driving away a vehicle without the owner's consent. He remains in police custody while enquiries into the matter continue.

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