Thursday 18 July, 2019

16-year-old held with gun after Bus Route robbery

A 16-year-old is currently in police custody after he was allegedly held with a loaded firearm.

The teenager was held at about 1 pm on Tuesday along the Eastern Main Road in San Juan.

According to reports, police received a report of a robbery of a maxi taxi along the Priority Bus Route in the San Juan district.

Police were told after the robbery, the suspect allegedly exited the maxi taxi and entered another in an attempt to escape. Officers were able to intercept the second vehicle in the vicinity of Bridge Road.

The maxi was searched and the teenager was found to be in possession of the stolen items, as well as the loaded firearm.

He was arrested and taken into custody.

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