The illegal, high-powered rifle found by members of Central Division Anti-Gang Unit, during the anti-crime exercise in Cunupia today, Wednesday 2 September 2020. (Image: TTPS)

Two male suspects have been arrested and a quantity of firearms and ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise conducted today in Cunupia.

According to an official release from the TTPS, the exercise was carried out around 5.10 am today, Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

Official police reports state that acting on intelligence gathered, members of the Central Division Anti-Gang Unit executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at an apartment located at Lutchman Gardens, Cunupia.

At the premises, the officers discovered and seized one Smith and Wesson M & P AR-15 automatic rifle, one AR-15 upper receiver, one AR-15 stock, three AR-15 magazines, three glock magazines, one .380 magazine, an assortment of firearm components, an assortment of ammunition, and a quantity of cash.

Investigation are ongoing.