Members of the constabulary have seized a firearm and ammunition in the Mountain View Area of St Andrew.

On Friday afternoon officers responded to a robbery in Cross Roads but were forced to pursue the suspect who fled the scene on a motorcycle.

The suspect subsequently abandoned the motorcycle and escaped in the Mountain View Area.

Intelligence led the officers to a premises on Munster Road, where they seized a Browning 9mm pistol containing 9mm cartridges. The team from the constabulary also found two cellular phones on the premises.

The police are seeking the assistance of people who may have information regarding this incident and similar crimes in the area.