Saturday 22 September, 2018

Cops nab cutlass wielding bandit

A Diego Martin man has been arrested in relation to an armed robbery near the Maracas Bay Hotel.

Reports indicate that the two victims were near the hotel around 6:45pm on Saturday when they were approached by a man armed with a cutlass, who proceeded to rob them of a quantity of jewellery.

The assailant escaped in a gold Kia Cerato.

A wireless transmission was issued and the vehicle with the suspect was intercepted minutes later in the Maracas district by officers attached to the Western Division Task Force.

The stolen items were recovered.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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