An American national, who was walking through Port of Spain on Friday afternoon, was robbed.
The victim, a 59-year-old man from Jamaica Avenue, New York, was robbed while standing along South Quay, Port of Spain, in the vicinity of the Diego Martin Taxi Stand.
According to police reports, around 3.30 pm on Friday, the victim was standing at the side of the roadway with his gold bracelet valued TT$9,000 on his right wrist.
While standing there, he felt a tug from behind.
The 59-year-old old immediately turned around and saw a man of African descent, slim built, 5’ 6” tall, dark complexion, low beard, narrow face wearing a blue polo jersey, long blue jeans and blue cap, running in an easterly direction along Wrightson Road.
The victim then noticed that his bracelet was missing.
He raised an alarm, however, the thief escaped.
The police were notified and PC Manmohan is continuing inquiries.
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