Victoria St Hamilton - Firearms incident
Friday, 5 September 2014 -
Hamilton Police have attended a business
in Victoria Street Hamilton after a member of the public
reported seeing a person with a pistol.
established in the vicinity, and a short time later Police
observed the male leaving the building. He was subsequently
spoken to and an imitation pistol was located.
now speaking to this person at the Hamilton Police Station.
Nil further information is available at this
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