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St James teen charged after being held with gun

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:48 PM

A St James teen has been charged by the police with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

The police say the male teen was allegedly held with the weapon during an operation in Anchovy in the parish on Wednesday night.

They say a team was in the area when they saw the teen acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

He was accosted, searched and a Sig Sauer 9 millimetre pistol with a magazine containing one 9 millimetre round of ammunition was removed from his waistband.

The teen is scheduled to appear before the Western Regional Gun Court on Thursday, February 8.