Thursday 29 October, 2020

MovieTowne security guard prevents robbery

The swift actions of a security guard may have prevented a robbery in MovieTowne.

Police were told that at around 3.20AM on Thursday, a security officer attached to Telecom security was making checks at the MovieTowne complex along Invader’s Bay, Port of Spain, when he heard a loud noise.

Upon investigating, he observed two men, one armed with a hammer, in the vicinity of the Digicel Store.

The guard raised an alarm and called for back-up. Realising they'd been caught, the suspects fled to a nearby white Nissan B12 and drove off.

When officials from the store arrived later that morning, they found that only two phones had been taken – total value at $3,500 – had been taken.

It's believed the guard’s presence and actions would have prevented further losses from the store as well as other outlets on the compound.

WPC Francis is continuing inquiries.

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