Gunmen invade Whithorn Police Station, reportedly to free crony
Whithorn police station in Westmoreland.

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica – Lawmen and the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) are currently probing the attempted invasion of the Whithorn Police Station in Westmoreland by two gunmen Sunday night.

The incident is said to have happened at 11:40 pm.

Unconfirmed reports are that the gunmen wanted to free one of their cronies.

Reports are that officers on duty were alerted by dogs barking on the premises. They were later confronted by two gunmen, who pointed guns at them.

The lawmen, in fear for their lives, are said to have taken evasive action and returned fire.

The gunmen later escaped in a waiting vehicle.

The cops were not wounded.

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