Man throws away gas pistol

2017-08-22 06:00
The gas pistol confiscated in Eastridge.

The gas pistol confiscated in Eastridge.

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Police arrested a man (31) in Figtree Street, East­ridge on Sunday 13 August after he tried to hide a gas pistol.

Officers spotted a suspicious Volkswagen Fox driving with its lights off at 02:00. When they stopped and searched the occupants of the car they saw the front passenger throwing an object on the ground. They discovered it was an imitation firearm.

The man faces a charge of possession of an imitation firearm.

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