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April 1, 2014
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Gun found concealed in stuffed toy

The police in Westmoreland arrested a man on Sunday after they unearthed an illegal firearm concealed in a stuffed toy he had in his possession, THE STAR has learnt.

The man, whose name is being withheld pending future investigations, remains in police custody in Savanna-la-mar in the parish.

Our news team gathered that the police confiscated a 9mm pistol along with an empty magazine from the accused.

Reports from the police are that about 10:40 a.m. a team of officers on patrol at Galloway Square, Whithorn, Westmoreland, observed a man standing in front of a shop acting suspiciously.

The police say the man was searched, and a 9mm Browning pistol with an empty magazine was found hidden inside the stuffed toy he held.

Investigations continue.

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