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Police and bandit exchange gunfire after attempted robbery

banditIt was high high drama this afternoon in Sophia following an exchange of gunfire between the police and a suspected bandit.

The incident occurred in C field Sophia. This newscast understands that the bandit made a failed attempt to rob a villager and after coming face to face with the police he discharged his weapon. The police returned several pellets rounds at the suspect who was later apprehended.

Then the lawmen commence the search for the weapon the man discarded after the exchange. While in handcuffs the suspect was very vocal.

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The suspect has being identified as Keron Cummings of 1189 C field Sophia. A police source told this newscast that a revolver was found in canal where the incident occurred.

Family members of the suspect were astonished at the development; his mother fainted on the scene.

Another source told this newscast that the suspect is a known character to the police. The suspect was taken into custody at the nearby Turkyen police station. 

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