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Laventille man arrested in connection with robberies.

A man of William Street, Laventille is arrested in connection with robberies and firearm related offences.

The man was held around 9.20pm on Wednesday after Sergeant Williams along with a party of officers attached to the Inter-Agency Task Force Operation H.O.P.E and Strike Team executed a search warrant.

Nothing mentioned on the warrant was found however, the man was arrested relative to other offences.

Whilst in the execution of their duties the officers observed a man who upon seeing the officers ran away.

Several of the officers gave chase and the man was apprehended by PC Caruth who conducted a search.

During the search the officer found and seized 1 pistol with 16 rounds 9mm ammunition.

The 15 year old man of Beetham Gardens, Laventille was detained and conveyed to the Besson Street Police Station.