Two females were arrested on Tuesday, June 20, after cops found a M16 rifle along with two magazines and 31 rounds of ammunition.

According to the Elletson Road Police Department, the arrest of the two women whose identities are being withheld was made shortly after 5:00pm during an operation which saw their premises at Commission Road in Rockfort, Kingston being searched.

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The assault rifle along with ammunition was found in the ceiling of a room. Earlier this month, a Galil Ace assault rifle registered to the Haitian national police was found in the area.