Friday 10 July, 2020

10-year-old boy threatens Gary

Photo via Facebook, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

Photo via Facebook, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

A 10-year-old boy was interviewed by police on Sunday, after he allegedly called the E999 service and made a threat against the Commissioner of Police.

The threat, LoopTT was told, was made around 8.50 am on Sunday, and originated from a home in Barrackpore.

The call, which was less than 15 seconds long, was immediately traced, and officers responded to the incident and made their way to the address.

At this location the officers spoke to the 10-year-old as well as the boy’s mother.

Police were told that the boy was not mentally stable, and the mother pleaded with officers to forgo prosecution, citing his condition and his age.

The young boy, police said, was not arrested up to early this morning, and was allowed to remain in his mother's care.

This is the third reported incident in recent times, where the life of commissioner of police Gary Griffith has been threatened.

The two other incidents – one of which involves a 12-year-old boy – have led to prosecution.

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