Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Suspects held for bar robbery

Two men are in police custody following a bar robbery in La Brea.

The suspects were held within 24 hours of the robbery on Thursday evening, police said.

Officers of the South Western Division led by Sgt Ramsingh and Cpl Thompson received intelligence that the suspects of the robbery had been seen, and made their way to the location.

Police said the men were held around 5 pm on Thursday.

The men are the main suspects of a robbery which took place at Champion's Bar in La Brea some 24 hours before.

Police were told that around 5.40 pm on Wednesday, two men entered the bar, pulled out firearms and announced a holdup.

The men then robbed the 48-year-old woman of $1000 as well as a quantity of alcohol and cigarettes, the value of which has not yet been determined.

They then escaped in a silver Nissan Tiida which was parked nearby.

PC Seepersad is continuing inquiries

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