Sunday 5 July, 2020

Coast Guardsman beaten and robbed

A 31-year-old Coast Guardsman was beaten and robbed at gunpoint in Laventille.

The officer was said to have been at Desperlie Crescent, in his beige Nissan Almera, valued at $60,000, when around 9.20 pm on Friday, he was approached by three men.

One of the suspects pulled out a firearm and announced a hold-up.

They proceeded to beat the 31-year-old about the body, before relieving him of his cash, valuables, and cellular phone.

One of the men then entered the Almera and drove off, leaving his accomplices behind.

The other two fled the scene on foot.

The Coast Guardsman raised an alarm and the police were notified.

Cpl D’Heareux, is continuing inquiries into this matter.

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