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St Thomas Police Searching For Man Seen With Illegal Firearm.

Jamaica Crime News: The St Thomas Police have now launched a search for a man who managed to escape the arm of the law after he ran leaving behind an illegal firearm at a section of the parish on Tuesday morning of June 19th.

Reports by the St Thomas police are that, shortly after 10:40 am, on Tuesday lawmen were on Patrol at a section of Golden Grove. On reaching a section of the area known as Rocky Point they saw a man walking along the roadway with a firearm in his hand.

The man was chased and he dropped the illegal weapon and made his escape in a nearby cane field.  The police gave chase but the man managed to escape.

The weapon was retrieved and found to be a homemade handgun loaded with a 12 gauge cartridge.

 

By:  News Reporter

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