Loaded gun recovered in George Town

| 30/09/2013

(CNS): A 21-year-old man is in custody after a foot chase resulted in the recovery of a loaded firearm in George Town, as the latest spate of gun crimes continues. Just after midnight in the early hours of Sunday 29 September, officers from the Unit Support Group were on patrol along Sheddon Road when they approached a young man. However, he fled on foot and a chase ensued, during which the suspect discarded an object. The man was caught and apprehended by officers, who searched the area and found a loaded handgun containing several rounds of ammunition. The gun was sized by USG officers and the young man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the crimes or has any information regarding this incident should contact the George Town Police station on 949-4222, the RCIPS tip line 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS).

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