A Beretta pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized by officers of the Central Division Operation Unit, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Enterprise, Chaguanas yesterday.
A police statement said that officers conducted the exercise between 2 pm and 8 pm on Sunday 10th September, 2017, during which they observed a man standing in a basketball court, along Postman Drive, Enterprise, with an object resembling a firearm in his possession.
Upon seeing the officers, the man dropped the object and ran off.
A search of the area resulted in the discovery of a black and chrome pistol, fitted with a magazine, containing four rounds of 9mm ammunition.
No arrests were made in connection with the find.