Officers injured, armed suspect escapes in Gran Couva

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    An armed suspect escaped the grasp of police during a road block in Gran Couva during curfew hours early today.

    Police say around 1am, officers were at Batchasingh Street and attempted to stop a burgundy-colored Ford Focus vehicle with three occupants.

    The driver began reversing while the occupant in the rear seat pointed an object resembling a firearm at one of the officers.

    The officer then shot at the vehicle using his service issued firearm, following which the collided with two officers who sustained minor injuries.

    When the car stopped, the armed suspect ran off while the other two occupants were arrested.

    The third suspect remains on the loose.