Monday 18 February, 2019

Teen held with machine gun in Diego Martin

A 16-year-old boy was held with a loaded machine gun in Diego Martin on Sunday.

The teenager was held along Roxborough Street, around 2.30 pm.

According to reports, officers of the Western Division Task Force were conducting patrols in the area when they observed the suspect walking along the roadway.

The officers challenged and searched him, and a Madsen machine gun was found tucked in his pants.

As a result of the find, the suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

PC Taylor is continuing inquiries.

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