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.