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Two arrested after home invasion

Taking action: police confiscating vehicles at Rocky Hill Park in connection with the attempted home invasion(Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

Two men have been arrested and a firearm seized after an attempted home invasion in St George’s.

Police descended on the area of Barracks Close just after 3pm yesterday after reports of an aggravated burglary.

“It was reported that two males entered a home making demands,” a police spokesman said. “They then left the area.

“Multiple police units responded and shortly thereafter police stopped a vehicle on Mullet Bay Road. As a result, two individuals have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Police have recovered what appears to be a firearm.

“Crime scenes are presently being processed and an active investigation under the direction of Detective Chief Inspector Na’imah Astwood of the Serious Crime Unit is being conducted into the circumstances surrounding this aggravated burglary.”

Anyone with any information should call the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1285 or the Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.