Sunday 20 October, 2019

Neighbour caught breaking into elderly man's home

A 35-year-old man is expected to appear before a Chaguanas Magistrate after he broke into the home of a 61-year-old ice-cream vendor.

According to police reports, at about 1:00 pm on Wednesday, the victim entered his home at Knaggs Street, Frederick Settlement, Caroni, and found his neighbour was standing in his bedroom.

The victim raised an alarm and the suspect escaped through a window on the western side of the house.

Checks were made and the 61-year-old man realised that cash he had left at home was missing.

The police were notified and officers from the Central Division responded.

The 35-year-old man was arrested and charged by PC Valdez.

More on this as it becomes available.

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