Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Police officers praised after suspect detained in viral video

Photo taken from videos shared via social media.

Photo taken from videos shared via social media.

Video footage showing officers detaining a suspect and showing what appeared to be toy guns has gone viral online.

The video footage, which was shared via social media on Thursday, showed officers as they assisted the driver and detained another who was placed in a police vehicle.


The person recording the video was heard thanking the officers, saying that a PH driver called for help in connection with a robbery.

He said the driver had been working the Port of Spain-San Juan route.

Video footage showed what appeared to be firearms, which the narrator said was fake.

"He looking to rob...plastic toy his face," the man said. 

The man thanked officers for their swift assistance with the incident.

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