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Joint police-military operation on in Harbour View to apprehend heavily armed gangsters

Published:Wednesday | April 13, 2016 | 9:33 AM
The security forces are asking residents to give due consideration to the heavy presence of soldiers and policemen in the area and to comply with the requests of the troops as they carry out the operation.

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is advising the public that a major joint security operation to apprehend a number of heavily armed gang members and one of the country’s most wanted men, is now on in parts of Harbour View, St Andrew and surrounding communities.

The security forces are asking residents to give due consideration to the heavy presence of soldiers and policemen in the area and to comply with the requests of the troops as they carry out the operation.

Residents are also being asked to notify the police of any suspicious looking men or activity in the area, as these persons are heavily armed and considered very dangerous.  

Updates will be provide as the situation progresses.