Police Officer assaulted with firearm during traffic check

On Monday, November 23, 2015 about 5:20 p.m. officers attached to the Traffic Unit were on mobile patrol in Balata, Babonneau area when they signaled motor car registration number PJ 5391 to stop.

The driver of the said vehicle complied and brought the vehicle to a halt. There were three occupants in the vehicle.

Police held at gunpoint

Police held at gunpoint

Police Constable 821 Palmer then proceeded to issue a ticket to the driver of the said vehicle for driving without a seatbelt.

During the issuance of the ticket, the front seated passenger reached under his seat and withdrew a firearm which he aimed at Palmer.

The driver of the motor car then sped off. The Police gave chase but was unable to apprehend the suspects.

Investigations are continuing into this matter.

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