A 20-year-old man is aiding police with inquiries after he was held with a loaded firearm outside of a mini-mart in Laventille on Friday.
The suspect was held with an FM Hi-Power 9mm firearm, which was outfitted with a magazine containing 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition.
According to police reports, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force led by Sgt Mohammed and PC Dookhie were conducting patrols along Brownsville, Laventille, when around 1:30 pm yesterday they observed the suspect acting in a suspicious manner.
He was searched and the weapon was found and the 20-year-old was immediately taken into custody.
Police suspect he might have been about to rob the mini-mart.
PC Dookhie is continuing inquiries.
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