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Police in Manchester arrest alleged robber, gun and ammunition seized

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 10:29 AM

A man who was allegedly among robbers who reportedly attempted to break into a hardware in Walderston, Manchester has been arrested.

According to the Kendal Police, a firearm and several rounds of ammunition were also recovered.

They say about 2:10 a.m. they were summoned to an area in the community where men were allegedly seen breaking into the hardware.

They say a team was dispatched and they reportedly attempted to accost the alleged robbers but were fired on.

The police say the gunfire was returned and the men escaped in nearby bushes.

The police say the area was searched and they recovered one Browning 9mm pistol and four 9mm rounds of ammunition.

The man was subsequently arrested.

His identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

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