The 100 rounds of 223 ammunition seized by police when they intercepted the couple in their vehicle, travelling along Cameron Road, Petit Valley. (Image: TTPS)

A man and a woman were detained after they were allegedly found with 100 rounds of ammunition in the Petit Valley district, yesterday.

Official police reports indicate that at about 4:45pm on Sunday 12th July 2020, officers of  the  Western  Division  Task  Force  and  Western  Division  Operations intercepted a white Hyundai Tucson along Cameron Road, Petit Valley.

The officers conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered a quantity of ammunition amounting to 100 rounds of 223 ammunition.

The officers confiscated the items, which were conveyed to the St. James Police Station.

A  27-year-old  man  of  Campo  Street  Extension in  San  Juan,  and  an  18-year-old  woman  of  the  same  address,  were  detained  in  connection  with the find.

Police investigations continue.