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Monday 10 August, 2020

Police searching for suspects after teen is abducted and robbed

Police are searching for four men who allegedly kidnapped a 19-year-old Venezuelan national in Woodbrook on Sunday afternoon. 

The incident reportedly took place around 2.30 pm along Ana Street, near Ariapita Avenue. 

According to police reports, the woman was walking along the roadway when she was confronted by two men. 

The men attacked the woman, and threw her into a nearby white Nissan Tiida motor vehicle and then drove off. Police were told that two other men were in the car. 

The suspects reportedly demanded US $10,000 from the victim. 

They took the woman to her home, where they stole an estimated TT $2000 in cash, as well as jewellery and electronic items. 

They then forced the woman back to the car and drove a short distance away before releasing her along Wrightson Road. 

The woman made a report to the police and officers from the Woodbrook Police Station responded. 

PC Dopwell is continuing inquiries. 

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