Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Assault rifle seized in Paramin camp

An AR-15 assault rifle and a shotgun were seized on Wednesday evening in Paramin.

According to police reports, officers of the Western Division Task Force received intelligence which led them to a Cameron Road, Paramin, around 6:00 pm yesterday.

The officers were responding to reports of gunfire.

In a bushy area off the roadway, the officers came across a makeshift camp.

Near the camp was a man, who was seen holding a rifle.

Police reported they were fired upon.

Taskforce officers returned fire, as the assailant fled.

The suspect made good his escape, however, in the camp, the officers found and seized an AR-15 assault rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun, and a pistol.

Arrests are said to be imminent.

ASP Ramesar is continuing inquiries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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