Monday 17 June, 2019

Man beaten, robbed in St James

St James police are investigating a robbery in their district in which a 30-year-old man was assaulted by an unknown assailant.

According to police reports, the incident took place on Sunday morning.

The victim was walking along Finland Street, St James, when a man approached him from behind.

The man pushed the 30-year-old to the ground and reportedly began hitting him and telling him to hand over ‘everything’.

The suspect also motioned to his waist as if to show that he had a firearm.

The victim, fearful for his life, handed over $2,000 in cash he had on his person, as well as a cellular phone, after which the suspect escaped.

The police were notified and officers from the St James Police Station responded.

PC Joseph is continuing inquiries.

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