Monday 1 June, 2020

Police kill suspected car thief at Barataria Inspection Station

Police have shot and killed a suspected car thief after an alleged confrontation on Wednesday.

The incident occurred at an Inspection Station in Barataria.

According to reports, North Eastern Division Task Force Officers were on mobile patrol along the Eastern Main Road, when the spotted a vehicle said to be stolen in a home invasion which occurred in Trincity on Monday.

Police attempted to block the car but Mckesi Watch of Beetham Gardens fled the scene leaving behind a 17-year-old and 10-year-old who also attempted to run.

The children were subsequently held by police.

Meanwhile, the officers chased Watch to the Inspection Station and they claim he pulled out a gun which led to him being shot by the officers.

He was taken to the hospital where he died.

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