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Thursday 13 August, 2020

Coast Guard officer shot at in Biche

Eastern Division police are investigating a report where a coastguardsman was shot at.

The incident allegedly took place along La Salle Road, Biche, on Friday March 29, 2019.

The officer was proceeding in a westerly direction when he saw a man he did not know.

The man was armed with a firearm and without warning, he drew the weapon and shot at the coastguardsman.

Thankfully, the 33-year-old victim suffered no injuries, however, he sped away from the scene.

An examination of his vehicle some distance away revealed that two bullet holes.

Sgt Bhim is continuing inquiries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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