Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Woman held in relation to AK-47, submachine gun seizure in Manchester

File photo of an AK-47 assault rifle.

File photo of an AK-47 assault rifle.

A woman has been taken into police custody following the seizure of an AK47 assault rifle, a submachine gun and a homemade handgun in Manchester.

Ten rounds of ammunition were also seized during an operation that was conducted in Alligator Pond in the parish on Friday night.

Reports from the Manchester police are that about 8:00 p.m. on Friday, a team of officers carried out the operation at a premises in the mentioned community, where the high-powered weapons and handgun were allegedly found.

The identity of the female who has been taken into custody has been withheld, pending further investigation into the find and seizure.

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