Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Manhunt on for man who dropped bag with ammo, gasoline

A manhunt has been launched for a man after he allegedly dropped a container of gasoline and 25 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition. 

The incident was said to have taken place on Sunday.

Officers of the Gasparillo Police Station were on mobile patrol along Caratal Road 1:30am that day, when they saw a man acting suspiciously.

The man, who was dressed in dark clothing, was carrying a large bag. On seeing the officers, he increased his pace.

The officers called on the man to stop however, he dropped the bag and began to run.

The lawmen gave chase but they were unsuccessful in detaining the said individual.

The bag was seized and the officers allegedly found the illegal ammunition as well as the gasoline.

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