Monday 21 October, 2019

Three robbed at gunpoint near UWI

Police are investigating a report in which three people were robbed just outside of the University of the West Indies.

According to police reports, the incident took place around 11 pm on Friday, in the vicinity of the Priority Bus Route near the University’s north gate.

The three people, including a 52-year-old man from Curepe, a 29-year-old woman from El Socorro, and a woman from Beetham Gardens, were all standing along the Priority Bus Route when they observed a man walking towards them.

The man pulled out a firearm and announced a hold-up.

He then robbed the three victims of their cash and valuables, which included $9,000 in cash from one of the victims.

The assailant then fled on foot towards the Eastern Main Road.

The victims raised an alarm and notified the police.

WPC Collins is continuing inquiries.

 

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