Two held in connection with mini-mart robbery
Police have detained two men in connection with a mini-mart robbery earlier this week.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said in an update Sunday that the two male suspects, an 18-year-old and a 25-year-old, were arrested in connection with robbery with aggravation against a 51-year-old proprietor of a mini-mart on September 8, 2018.
Police were told that the victim was at his business place along the Eastern Main Road, Sangre Grande, around 3:00 am, when two men, one armed with a gun, approached him and announced a robbery.
The victim was robbed of phone cards, cigarettes, a cell phone and a quantity of cash before the suspects escaped on foot.
Police carried out investigations, resulting in the two suspects being arrested and conveyed to the Sangre Grande Police Station, pending charges.
Investigations are continuing.
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