The weapon seized by police during the foiled home invasion attempt in Diego Martin. (Image courtesy TTPS)

A 20-year-old man is currently being interrogated by police in connection with a conspiracy to commit a home invasion in Diego Martin, yesterday.

An official statement from the Police Service confirms the suspect was arrested by officers of the Western Division Task Force and Operations, after they received information about a planned home invasion at a house in Diego Martin.

Police immediately mounted a sting operation during which they intercepted the 20-year-old suspect.

A search was conducted during which police allegedly discovered the man to be in possession of one Glock 17 semi-automatic pistol loaded with 15 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition.

He was subsequently taken into custody where he is assisting detectives with their investigations.

The suspect is expected to be charged soon.