File photo of a firearm seized by police during a recent operation.
Police continued to reap success in their campaign to remove illegal guns from off the streets with the seizure of another weapon on Friday in Castle Heights, St. Andrew.
Reports from the Constant Spring Police are that about 10:30 p.m., members of a police team went to the Castle Heights area where they saw a group of men acting in a manner that arouse their suspicion.
The men were approached and one member from the group ran.
The police gave chase and he was apprehended. He was searched and a Browning 9mm pistol with a magazine containing fourteen 9mm cartridges was found.
The man was taken to the Constant Spring Police Station where he was placed into custody. However, his identity is being withheld pending further investigations.
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