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Suspect busted in Sidwell with illegal firearm

Jan 4, 2019
Suspect busted in Sidwell with illegal firearm

At about 20:00, on Thursday, the Port Elizabeth K9 members followed up on information on suspects with firearms at Kudu Flats in Gould Street, Sidwell.

"On arrival, a suspect spotted the police and started running up the stairs," described police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"As the members pursued after him, he disappeared however the explosive dog Max was released and on the 2nd floor, the dog reacted positively to a blue plastic bag lying  at the door.

"On searching the packet, a .38 revolver and five rounds of ammunition was found inside. No arrests were made and the firearm was seized."

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