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Police arrest man after recovering gun and ammunition

A Bermuda Police Service car (File photograph by Akil Simmons)

Police recovered a firearm and ammunition on Sunday night from Park Lane in Pembroke.

A spokesman said that at about 12.30am, officers were on mobile patrol in the area when they approached a small group of people.

“Upon seeing the officers, a male member of the group ran off and dropped a number of items as he fled,” the spokesman said.

“Officers recovered the items, which included a firearm and a quantity of ammunition. The subject was subsequently arrested after he was discovered hiding at a nearby residence.

“An investigation into this matter is under way.”

Anyone with information is urged to call Acting Detective Inspector Anneka Donawa on 717-2250 or e-mail adonawa@bps.bm.

Members of the public can also provide information to an officer they know, use the community reporting portal at portal.police.bm or visit the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers website at crimestoppers.bm and complete the anonymous reporting form.

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