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Two teens among five arrested in August Town

Published:Tuesday | April 7, 2020 | 1:06 PM

Five persons, including two teenagers, are in police custody following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition along Mall Road, August Town in St Andrew.

The police report that about 8:45 Monday night a team was conducting patrols in the area when they signalled the driver of a Nissan AD Wagon motorcar to stop.

They say the driver complied and the vehicle and its occupants were searched.

According to the police, a Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition was found under the front passenger seat of the car.

The vehicle and the firearm were subsequently seized and the occupants arrested.

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