Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Two robbed at gunpoint in Arima

Police are searching for two men who robbed a 31-year-old man of his Toyota Hilux at gunpoint.

The incident took place at about 2 PM on Monday. 

No injuries were reported.

Police was told that the victim, of Frederick Settlement, Caroni, was in the company with a 35-year-old man from Penal, along Tasso Road, Arima, when they were approached by two assailants.

One of the men was armed with a firearm and announced a hold-up.

They proceeded to rob the two men of their cash and valuables and relieved the driver of his brand new Hilux valued at $350,000.

The assailants then drove off in an unknown direction. The two men were able to get assistance from persons who were in the area, and a report was made to police.

WPC Kelly is continuing inquiries.

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