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UPDATE: Teen held with illegal gun charged

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 2:07 PM

A 15-year-old boy has been charged by the police after allegedly being held with an illegal gun.

The police say a team was on mobile patrol yesterday afternoon on Rosemary Lane in Kingston when the teen was accosted.

The police say the knapsack he was wearing was searched and a 9 millimetre Browning pistol and a magazine containing ten 9 millimetre cartridges were found inside the bag.

The teen was taken into custody and subsequently charged.

He’s scheduled to appear before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Tuesday, July 25.