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Saturday 15 August, 2020

PH taxi driver, 53, robbed at gunpoint

A 53-year-old man plying his private vehicle for hire on Sunday was robbed at gunpoint.

The victim, who lives in D’abadie, told police that around 12:10 am he picked up two men at KFC in San Juan along the Eastern Main Road.

The victim then headed towards Port of Spain.

The driver said when he approached the Spree Simon Centre, one of the men pulled out a firearm and announced a hold-up.

The man was then robbed of his cash, cellular phone and vehicle estimated at $45,000.

The suspects then drove away, leaving the victim behind.

The 53-year-old man notified police and officers of the Besson Street Police Station responded.

WPC Headley is continuing inquiries.

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