Thursday 23 May, 2019

Driver robbed in Carenage while dodging pothole

A female driver was robbed by bandits after she slowed down to dodge a pothole in Carenage.

According to police reports, the 31-year-old woman and her 21-year-old male friend were driving south along Upper L’Anse Mitan Road, Carenage, when they encountered a deep hole in the road.

The woman, who is from San Juan, slowed down to try to move around the pothole. 

As she did this, two men appeared and announced a hold-up. Both men, police were told, were armed with firearms.

The men then robbed the victims of their cash and valuables, including their mobile phones.

No one was hurt in the incident.

The police were notified, and a team of officers from the Western Division responded.

Cpl Frederick is continuing inquiries.

More on this as it becomes available. 

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