Curepe man held with Kel Tec pistol

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 11:00

One man was arrested and a revolver and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Northern Division, during an anti-crime exercise in the Curepe district yesterday.

Officers were on mobile patrol around 6 pm on Thursday 21st December, 2017 along Bellesmythe Street, Curepe, when they observed a man standing along the roadway.

Upon seeing the officers, the man ran off but was held a short distance away.

A search was conducted and one Kel Tec pistol, along with five rounds of .38mm ammunition, were found in his possession.

The suspect, a 44-year-old man of Raspey Street, Curepe, was arrested in connection with the find.

The photo of the gun accompanying this report is not the exact weapon seized by the police but is used to portray what a Kel Tec pistol looks like.