Saturday 18 January, 2020

Thieves make off with $50,000 USD

A large sum of US currency was stolen on Thursday afternoon in a home invasion in Tacarigua.

Police were told that around 2 pm on Thursday the 36-year-old victim was asleep at his home when he heard a noise. Upon going outside to investigate, he saw three men in his house.

The man raised an alarm and ran back to his bedroom where he locked the door and called the police.

The three men fled the scene.

When officers arrived, the victim checked and found that some alcoholic beverages were missing, as well as a brown bag containing US $50,000.

PC Charles is continuing inquiries.

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