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Police seize 9 millimeter pistol in Portmore

Published:Thursday | October 9, 2014 | 12:50 PM

The Portmore Police say they seized a Taurus 9 millimeter pistol with a magazine containing five rounds of ammunition in Waterford, St Catherine yesterday.

It is reported that police were carrying out enquiries in the area about 5:40 when the seizure was made.

The police say they had accosted two men when one of the two pulled the firearm from his waist and threw it onto a property.

He was apprehended by the Police and the gun reportedly retrieved.

The police say the other man escaped.

They say the identity of the man who was arrested is being withheld pending further investigations.


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