Friday 23 August, 2019

Robbery caught on CCTV, police want help identifying suspect

The police service is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man who robbed a minimart owner in Siparia on Saturday.

No photo was provided but the suspect is said to be of a dark complexion with musical notes tattooed on the face. 

At the time, he wore a blue jacket.

The man was invited into the woman’s store at Thick Village, Siparia at around 7:45 am after she saw him standing outside.

However, after he entered, he pulled out a firearm and announced a hold-up. The thief then relieved the woman of cash, jewellery and a quantity of cigarettes all valued at $30,000. He then escaped.

Part of the incident was captured on CCTV cameras.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the nearest police station or give information anonymously by calling 555 or 800-TIPS or by texting 482-GARY.

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