ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – Police officers assigned to the Spanish Town Station have taken a man into custody after the seizure of a homemade firearm in Lauriston, Spanish Town, St Catherine this morning.

Reports are that officers and members of the military were on an operation in the area when the firearm, resembling a pen, was found along with one round of ammunition.

The man was subsequently taken into custody in connection with the seizure.

Investigations continue.