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Person in custody after firearm, ammunition found after police chase


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) – The Police have indicated that an unidentified person is in custody after a firearm was found while officers were in pursuit of the individual.

According to a release from the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force,

While carrying out bail enforcement exercises in Sandy Point on January 11, officers approached a house in the Bouncing Hill area; a male individual, standing outside the house, saw the Police and ran.

Officers began pursuing the man and, during the chase, found and seized a 9mm Taurus Pistol with a magazine containing four (4) rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The individual escaped the pursuit but was later taken into Police custody.

Investigations into the matter are ongoing.


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