Friday 23 August, 2019

Missing teenage girl found at home where gun was recovered in St James

A teenager who reportedly went missing from her home in Old Harbour, St Catherine in April of this year, was one of four persons who were arrested in connection with the seizure of a firearm in New Ramble district, St James on Monday, June 10.

The 15-year-old girl, whose identity the police said is being withheld at this time, was reportedly found at a house in the community where the police and military personnel conducted an operation at about 7:00 a.m.

Three other persons—all males—were also arrested during the operation that resulted in the seizure of an Intratec submachine gun and three 9mm rounds of ammunition.

The four remain in police custody as investigations continue into the incident.

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