Friday 20 September, 2019

31-yr-old man held after retired teacher robbed

A 31-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly robbed a retired school teacher at gunpoint on Thursday morning.

The victim is said to be a 61-year-old woman from Cotton Hill, St Clair.

She was said to be exiting her vehicle at about 1:30 am Thursday and was about to enter her home, when she was accosted at gunpoint by an armed man.

The man threatened the 61-year-old with violence, before relieving her of her valuables.

The police were notified and a team of officers from the Port of Spain Division conducted inquiries.

The officers received information which led them to Diego Martin where a 31-year-old man was arrested.

He was found to be in possession of the stolen items.

He is expected to be questioned following which he will be charged and brought before a Port of Spain Magistrate.

Cpl Chinpire is continuing inquiries.

 

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