Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Police hold two men, minutes after Curepe robbery

Two men have been detained in connection with a robbery at a Curepe bar.

According to updates from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), the men were held minutes after the robbery occurred. 

Police said patrons were at a bar at Curepe Junction around 1:55 pm on August 20 when four men entered the bar and announced a robbery. 

The bar owner and three patrons were robbed of quantities of cash and cellular phones. The bandits then ran away. 

However a report was quickly made to the St Joseph Police Station, and officers of the St. Joseph CID and Crime Patrol Unit responded immediately.

Police then arrested two of the suspects a short distance away.

A quantity of the stolen items was also recovered.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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