Saturday 16 February, 2019

Suspect drops gun in bar before escaping

A Glock pistol and a quantity of ammunition were recovered by officers of the Couva Police Station at a bar in the district early on Monday morning.

Officers responded to a report of a man acting suspiciously at an establishment located along the Southern Main Road, Couva, around 1:30am.

Upon arriving at the bar, officers proceeded to the dancefloor area, where they observed a man fitting the description of the suspect.

The man retrieved an object resembling a firearm from his waist and placed it on a counter before fleeing the bar.

Officers later recovered one Glock 19 Austria pistol, outfitted with an automatic selector and a magazine containing nine rounds of 9mm ammunition.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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