357 Magnum revolver allegedly taken from teenager in Portmore
A teenager is expected to be charges under the Firearms Act following his arrest in connection with the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Beverly Flats, Newlands in Portmore, St Catherine on Saturday, June 8.
Reports from the Portmore police are that about 9:45 p.m., during a police/military operation, the teenager was seen sitting on a bench.
He reportedly ran when he was approached by the police, and was pursued and caught.
He was searched and a .357 Magnum revolver, a very powerful handgun, containing six .38 rounds of ammunition, was reportedly taken from his waistband.
He was subsequently arrested.
His identity is being withheld.
Investigations continue into the seizure.