Illegal gun found on Festival City man

Police say they have retrieved yet another illegal gun, this time from a man in Festival City.

Sometime around 3pm yesterday police ranks on mobile patrol saw the man riding a bicycle and acting in a suspicious manner, police stated in a press release.
As the police approached him, the man dropped the bicycle and attempted to escape.

He was however pursued and arrested and an unlicensed .38 revolver and three .38 matching rounds were found in his possession.

Stabroek News understands that the man had attempted to rob a woman of her handbag in the Festival City area when the passing police ranks were alerted as he attempted to ride away.

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