Police are searching for a suspect who evaded capture in Carenage.
Around 10:45pm yesterday, officers on mobile patrol observed a man running in the opposite direction upon seeing their marked police vehicle.
A chase ensued however the suspect managed to escape by jumping over a wall.
The officers subsequently retrieved a Berretta pistol fitted with a magazine containing nine rounds of ammunition.
The suspect is described as being in his late 20s, of Afro-Trinidadian descent, 5ft 8 inches tall, and slim built.
He has a corn row hairstyle and a goatee.
Anyone with information on this suspect is asked to call the police at 999, 555, CRIME STOPPERS at 800-TIPS, WhatsApp Text 482-GARY or report anonymously through the TTPS Mobile APP.