Man expected in PE court for firearm and ammunition possession

OCTOBER 10, 2016

A suspect from Walmer Township is expected to appear in court on Monday after he was arrested on Sunday by police with an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

"On Sunday, members from the Port Elizabeth K9 Unit responded to information of a suspect with an unlicensed firearm at Chilax Tavern, Walmer location," Port Elizabeth police said, adding; "On arrival, the suspect noticed the police and started running. Members chased after the suspect and manage to arrest him."

A 9mm Browning pistol with one magazine and 15 live rounds of ammunition was seized.

The suspect will appear in court on Monday.