Thursday 19 September, 2019

Fr Clyde Harvey robbed in church

Police are currently investigating a report in which Roman Catholic priest Fr Clyde Harvey was robbed at gunpoint by three men.

The Catholic Church confirmed the incident which took place outside St Martin’s RC Church, Gonzales, Belmont, early Monday morning.

The outspoken priest who works with youth in hotspot communities was reported to have spent the night at the church to prepare for a seminar at The Seminary of St John Vianney and the Uganda Martyrs, Mt St Benedict.

The bandits tied up Fr Harvey, ransacked the presbytery and took $1000, a mobile phone and other items from the church before making their escape.

The assailants also threatened to kill the priest.

Fr Harvey managed to escape and made his way to a parishioner’s home where he contacted Archbishop Joseph Harris and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

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