Avocat woman detained after car chase and shootout

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    A female suspect remains under police guard, following a car chase and shootout in Palmyra last night.

    The incident occurred around 10:45pm – officers of the Southern Division Emergency Response Patrol received instructions to intercept a grey Ford Ranger that was being pursued by police along the Solomon Hochoy Highway.

    The vehicle was allegedly involved in a bar robbery in Penal.

    Shots were reportedly fired at the officers, who shot back, causing the vehicle veer off the highway and into a bushy area.

    According to the police, the driver, a 24 year old Avocat woman dressed in “Muslim wear” was detained.

    Officers also seized a revolver with five rounds of ammunition.