Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Police nab suspect in alleged attempted kidnapping

One man was placed under police guard following a shootout in San Juan on Saturday morning in an alleged kidnapping attempt.

While information was still coming in up to Saturday midday, police said that the incident took place around 8:00 am on Saturday morning in the vicinity of the San Juan market.

Police were responding to a report of a ‘kidnapping’ of a San Juan businessman.

Officers attempted to intercept the vehicle which contained at least two other individuals, and a chase ensued.

The chase came to an end near the market, during which officers engaged with the suspects.

One man, said to be a suspect, was injured in this incident, and rushed for medical treatment.

He is currently under police guard.

The other individuals escaped in the fracas.

More on this as it becomes available.

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