Civilian disarms robber, hands over gun to cops

November 05, 2019

One firearm and several rounds of ammunition were handed over to the Harbour View Police on Monday, November 4 following an attempted robbery on Harbour Drive, Kingston 17.

Reports are that about 7:30 p.m., a man and a woman were standing along the roadway when they were they were pounced upon by two men who demanded personal items.

When their demands were not met, one of the men left and returned with a firearm.

A tussle ensued between him and one of the complainants and he was subsequently disarmed. The men escaped.

One .38 Taurus revolver and three .38 cartridges were handed over to the police.

Investigations continue.