Police said they were hampered in their efforts by the inclement weather. Mohammed who is also known as Randy Gershmeed is from California, Couva and reports said he had been earlier charged in connection with a drug related matter.

At 10.30 am, he was discovered missing and an alarm was raised.

Roadblocks were conducted but up to press time Mohammed remained at large.

In an unrelated incident, Northern Division police yesterday seized a pistol and six rounds of ammunition following a search at a house at Bisnath Trace, Arouca.

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According to reports, officers led by ASP Mervyn Edwards and Sgt Ishmael Pitt executed a search warrant at the house where the pistol was found and seized at 4.30 pm.

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The gun will be sent to the Forensic Science Centre for ballistics tests to see if it was used in previous crimes.

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