The ammunition found and seized by Western Division police during the anti-crime exercise on Saturday 28 December 2020, at a location in Upper La Puerta Avenue, Diego Martin. (Image: TTPS)

An anti-crime exercise conducted in Diego Martin on Boxing Day resulted in police finding and seizing more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition at a location in Upper La Puerta Avenue, Diego Martin.

Official police reports are that officers of the Western Division Gang Unit, and the Carenage Criminal Investigations Unit were involved in the anti-crime exercise, which took place on Saturday 26 December 2020.

An official statement from the Police Service says officers received intelligence which led them to a bushy area at Upper La Puerta, where they found and seized 2,601 rounds of assorted ammunition—1,613 rounds of 7.62 ammunition; 656 rounds of nine millimetre ammunition, and 332 rounds of .223 ammunition.

Investigations are continuing.

The ammunition found and seized by Western Division police during the anti-crime exercise on Saturday 28 December 2020, at a location in Upper La Puerta Avenue, Diego Martin. (Image: TTPS)