Man held with gun after robbery

A gunman was arrested on Friday night after he snatched a gold chain from a woman in the Stabroek Market area.

The police said in a press release that after the man snatched the chain he attempted to escape but was pursued and caught by a member of the City Constabulary who was in the vicinity. When he was searched, the release said, an unlicensed .32 revolver with one round of ammunition was found in his possession.

He is in police custody and charges will be laid shortly.

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