Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man arrested following shooting, attempted robbery of PH taxi driver

A 27-year-old man has been arrested following a shooting and attempted robbery of a taxi driver in Sangre Grande, which occurred around 11:05 pm on Saturday.

The PH taxi driver was parked on the Guaico Taxi Stand along George Street, when he was approached by two men, one of whom took out a firearm and announced robbery.

The victim then held the firearm and a struggle ensued, during which the victim was shot in his left knee.

One man fitting the description of the assailant was found, and a search of him resulted in one revolver containing two rounds of ammunition and one spent 9mm case being found.

The man was arrested and taken to the Sangre Grande Police Station.

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