Monday 22 April, 2019

Bandit makes off with $10K from Couva bar

Police are investigating a report where a bar in Couva was robbed at gunpoint.

The incident took place at Lolita’s Bar along Basta Hall Village, Couva.

According to police reports, around 6:30 pm on Tuesday, a 31-year-old female bar attendant was at the establishment when she was approached by a man dressed in a black hoodie.

The man pulled out a firearm and announced a hold-up.

He then took $10,000 in cash which was being held at the bar.

The assailant then made his escape in a silver Lancer.

CCTV footage of the incident was secured and is being reviewed by investigators.

The suspect was said to be a man of East Indian descent, slim build, about six feet tall, with a long face and long dreadlocks; he was wearing a pair of blue pants and a black hoodie.

WPC Parks is continuing inquiries.

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