A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were found hidden in an apartment in Penal, by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, in the district, over the weekend.

The exercise was conducted around 7:45pm, on Saturday during which officers proceeded to an apartment building at Fazal Avenue, Penal.

Upon arrival, the officers observed several persons fleeing from the premises.

A search of the building resulted in the pistol and eight rounds of .45mm ammunition being discovered hidden under a bucket.

No one was arrested in connection with the find.