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Police Chase Leads to Firearm Recovery

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First Published: 28th of February, 2020. Georgetown, Guyana, South America

Last updated: February 28, 2021 at 13:30 pm

The Police’s quick reaction to suspicious activity yesterday, 27th of February, 2021, resulted in the recovery of an illegal firearm as well as ammunition. Here’s the story from the Guyana Police Force.

Firearm and Ammunition Found

A mobile patrol on duty along Eastern Highway yesterday observed a black XR motorcycle being driven by a male carrying a male pillion rider.

The motorcycle was being ridden without any license plate which caused the patrol to give chase in an attempt to stop it. In the process, an object fell from the pillion rider and landed on the western side of the road.

The ranks immediately stopped where the object fell and the suspects made good their escape east into Plum Park, Sophia.

The object was discovered to be a .32 pistol – make and serial number not seen – containing one live .32 ammunition.The firearm and ammunition were lodged.

An investigation is in progress.

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