Police in Port Elizabeth have arrested two suspected gangsters after finding them in possession of two unlicensed firearms.

It’s alleged that police spotted two suspicious-looking men in Goliath Street in Gelvandale.

After sighting the police vehicle, one of the suspects started running, but was later apprehended.

“Police have appealed to the public since the incidents of gang violence in the area is so rife, in the proliferation of firearms. The confiscation of firearms is important for the police to curb the incidents of gang shootings in the area,” says Police Spokesperson Priscilla Naidu.