14-year-old boy held with gun, ammunition

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 15:15

A 14-year-old boy was held with a gun and .9mm ammunition earlier today.

Reports state the boy, a Form Two student of the Curepe Secondary School was held by police around 2:50pm.

Officers of the Sangre Grande Task Force were on patrol along the Valencia by-pass road when they saw a young man walking. 

The teen of Antigua Road, Wallerfield, on seeing the police vehicle began running.

Finding the reaction suspicious, the police pursued him.

He was caught a short distance away and a search of the 14-year-old led to the officers finding a pistol with 9 rounds of .9mm ammunition. 

He is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande magistrate tomorrow.

Sgt Williams and Cpl Osouna are investigating.