South Ockendon: Teenager arrested on suspicion of firearm offences after chase in Buckles Lane


A MAN has been arrested for a number of offences following the recovery of a firearm in a vehicle in South Ockendon today, Wednesday, February 13.

Essex Police attempted to stop a vehicle in Buckles Lane at around 1.50am.

A man then got out of the vehicle and ran off before being arrested following a chase.

While searching the vehicle, we found the firearm, ammunition and bolt croppers inside.

A 19-year-old man from South Ockendon remains in custody on suspicion of failing to stop, possession of firearms offences, going equipped, theft of a motor vehicle, driving without a license, driving without insurance and driving under the influence.

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