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UPDATE: Cop shot during robbery attempt on JUTC bus

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 6:48 AM

A policeman was shot and injured in an attempted robbery attempt on a Jamaica Urban Transit Company bus in Papine, St Andrew a short while ago.

It's understood that the off duty policeman was a passenger on a number 77 bus when a gunman attempted to rob the bus' female driver. 

The policeman reportedly intervened in the robbery attempt and was shot. 

The gunman allegedly made his escape through the Papine Market.

The extent of the policeman's injuries could not be immediately ascertained.

More details will follow.