Officers from the St. James Police Division have seized one Sig Sauer 9mm pistol with a magazine containing sixteen 9mm rounds of ammunition during an operation on Oil Mine Lane, Retrieve district, St. James on Friday.

Reports from the Cambridge Police are that about 1:30 in the afternoon, lawmen were in the area when they saw a man whose actions they say aroused their suspicion.

The police say they chased the man but he escaped.

A search of the area was conducted and the 9mm pistol and ammunition was found metres away.

No one has been arrested in relation to this seizure.

Meanwhile, one Springfield Armory 9mm pistol with a magazine containing sixteen 9mm rounds of ammunition was handed over to the Hunts Bay Police also on Friday.

Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that some time after 10 in the morning, a man was travelling along Brotherton Avenue in Kingston when he saw the firearm on the road.

The man retrieved the pistol and brought it to the station where he handed it over to the police.

Investigations continue into both incidents.

ng an operation on Oil Mine Lane, Retrieve district, St. James on Friday.

Reports from the Cambridge Police are that about 1:30 in the afternoon, lawmen were in the area when they saw a man whose actions they say aroused their suspicion.

The police say they chased the man but he escaped.

A search of the area was conducted and the 9mm pistol and ammunition was found metres away.

No one has been arrested in relation to this seizure.

Meanwhile, one Springfield Armory 9mm pistol with a magazine containing sixteen 9mm rounds of ammunition was handed over to the Hunts Bay Police also on Friday.

Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that some time after 10 in the morning, a man was travelling along Brotherton Avenue in Kingston when he saw the firearm on the road.

The man retrieved the pistol and brought it to the station where he handed it over to the police.

Investigations continue into both incidents.