Sunday 15 December, 2019

Police officers robbed at gunpoint

Arima police are investigating a report in which four officers were robbed on Saturday night.

The victims are a 28-year-old woman attached to the Human Resource Branch, Administration Building, a 36-year-old woman attached to the Inter Agency Task Force, a 32-year-old man attached to the Western Division Task Force, and a 37-year-old man attached to the Western Division Task Force.

The group of friends and colleagues were liming in the Arima district when around 9.20 pm on Saturday they went to a car park along Sorzano Street to retrieve their vehicle.

It was here that they were approached by two men.

Upon reaching the group, one of the men pulled out a firearm and announced a hold up.

The four officers became fearful of their lives and they were relieved of their cash, jewellery, and cellular phones, together valued TT$52,900.

The suspects then ran off and escaped.

Enquiries are continuing.
 

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