A firearm and quantity of ammunition were found in a vehicle which had been reported stolen, during an anti-crime exercise in the Princes Town district, early on Saturday morning.
According to official police reports, Southern Division police officers were on mobile patrol along Realise Road, Princes Town, around 2:45am, on Saturday 3rd October 2020, when they observed a white Hyundai H-100 motor vehicle with two masked occupants proceeding in the opposite direction.
The officers reportedly gave chase and the vehicle stopped a short distance away. The two occupants exited the vehicle and made their escape.
A search of the vehicle resulted in officers finding a pistol loaded with a magazine containing two rounds of ammunition. They had been hidden in the driver’s side door.
The vehicle was subsequently found to have been reported stolen, previously.
Investigations are ongoing.