Friday 24 January, 2020

Four in custody after dramatic police chase in downtown PoS

Four men are now in custody following a police chase and shootout in downtown Port-of-Spain.

The men were held after five of them robbed a maxi taxi.

According to police reports, the men robbed the maxi taxi about 8.40 am. A 73-year-old lady, a 31-year-old man and the driver were among the victims.

The men ran up Nelson Street with police in hot pursuit. There was an exchange of gunfire and the men ran into a business establishment near the South Quay, Duncan Street and Independence Square area.

Four of the men were held.

Police also locked down KFC after hearing reports that one man was spotted there with a firearm but he eluded police capture.

The men are said to be held at the Besson Street Police station.

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