Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Beetham man held for maxi-taxi robbery

Police have detained a 23-year-old man in connection with a maxi-taxi robbery on January 5, 2019.

According to updates from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), the man, of Beetham Gardens, was arrested after allegedly robbing the maxi-taxi driver.

The driver, who was working along the Priority Bus Route, stopped in the vicinity of the Garrison for a passenger to disembark.

While exiting the maxi, the passenger allegedly stole the driver’s cell phone and made his escape on foot.

The victim subsequently made a report to the Besson Street Police Station, which led officers to conduct enquiries in the area and arrest the suspect.

Investigations are continuing. 

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