Police have arrested a man in possession of a sub-machine gun in St Augustine.
According to reports, around 5:30pm Thursday, officers were proceeding south along St. John Road, St. Augustine, when they observed a Blue Nissan B-14 - registration PBB 9112 - at a standstill along the road.
The officers approached the vehicle which then sped off.
The police gave chase and subsequently intercepted same vehicle a short distance away.
After carrying out a search of the said vehicle, officers found and seized a Thompson sub-machine gun .45 calibre.
The suspect was then arrested and taken to the Tunapuna Police Station.
PC Seetaram of the Tunapuna C.I.D. is continuing enquiries.
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