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Police recover firearm and ammunition

Police recover firearm and ammunition

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One firearm was recovered, while ammunition and a quantity of vegetable matter suspected to be cannabis were seized after police intercepted a car with two men.

In a media release, police say there were on routine patrol in the area of Norman Niles Roundabout on the ABC Highway on Thursday when the incident occurred.

They attempted to stop the car using both the siren and beacon, but the driver sped off and they gave chase. The car was eventually stopped in The Ivy, St Michael, but after the two men alighted the vehicle, one shot in the direction of officers, who “engaged the culprits”.

One man escaped, while the other was arrested at the scene. No one was injured and the vehicle was taken into custody.

The incident occurred around 10:15 p.m.

Anyone who can provide any information that can regarding this incident – whether it is video, dash came or so on – is asked to call District A Police Station at 430-7242, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1800TIPS (8477) or the nearest police station.  Information received will be strictly confidential. (PR/SAT)