Breaking: Chaos in Trincity Mall as gunmen attempt to rob store
Men, women and children in Trincity Mall were sent scampering following a brazen attempted robbery at a jewellery store a short while ago.
Initial reports coming to Loop is that three gunmen attempted to rob Gold Kingdom on the ground floor of the mall this afternoon while Saturday shoppers were going about their business.
The bandits, we were told, fired shots forcing everyone in the vicinity to run for cover.
In a statement, the management of the mall said confirmed reports of the attempted armed robbery.
The statement said the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service are on the scene conducting investigations and the Mall’s CCTV footage of the incident has been assisting them.
"Be advised that Trincity Mall remains open for business as usual. As you go about your business in the Mall be aware of your surroundings and do not hesitate to contact mall security, should you feel unsafe. Security officers are out and about in all areas of the mall to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable shopping experience," the mall's management said.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.