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CHARGED: Watford teenager charged with carrying firearm outside Pryzm

 Published on: 15th August 2019   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

A teenager has been charged for possessing a firearm and will appear at magistrates court today (August 15). 

Vinal Rathnaweera, aged 18, from Watford, was arrested on August 13 after he was allegedly seen holding a gun on Albert Road South near Pryzm nightclub in Watford.

Officers attended and detained him and three men before seizing a gun, ammunition and a vehicle.

He has been charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition for a firearm and will appear at Hatfield Remand Court. 

Three other men from Watford – two aged 18 and one aged 19 – were also arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

They have all been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

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