Teenager held with gun, ammunition, following robbery

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arrested.jpgA teenage boy is currently in police custody following an armed robbery in Burnside Valley in Red Hills, St AndrewThursday.

According to police reports, lawmen were patrolling the area about 9:40 pm, when they were notified that a business place was being robbed.

The responding officers said on their arrival, the suspects ran, leaving behind a .40 Smith and Wesson pistol and eight .40 cartridges.

The weapon was found after an extensive search of the area. The teen, whose identity cannot be disclosed because he is a minor, was subsequently arrested.

The police did not disclose what items were stolen from the business place.

Investigations continue.