Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Suspect throws gun on roof after spotting police

A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were recovered by officers of the Northern Division Task Force in Arouca.

During an anti-crime exercise conducted in the area on Sunday, officers were on mobile patrol along Campbell Lane Extension, Bon Air Gardens, when they observed a man acting suspiciously.

Upon seeing the officers, the man threw an object onto the roof of a nearby building before running off.

A search of the area was conducted which resulted in the officers finding a Sig Sauer pistol loaded with a magazine containing five rounds of ammunition.

Investigations are ongoing.

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