Cape Town - Western Cape police said on Thursday they were investigating after 169 high calibre rifle rounds were found hidden in an open field in Worcester.
Police spokesperson captain FC Van Wyk said members attached to Worcester SAPS crime prevention unit followed up on information received from the community that firearms and ammunition were being stored in an open field.
Upon arrival at the destination, 169 high calibre rifle rounds used in R5, R4 and AK47 assault rifles were found hidden. Van Wyk said no suspects had been arrested.
An inquiry docket had been opened for further investigation.
In a separate incident, a 30-year-old man was arrested with an unlicensed 7.65mm pistol, with the serial number removed, in Roman Street, River View, Worcester on Thursday morning.