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Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Two teens held after security guard robbed of gun at supermarket

Two minors were arrested by officers of the Southern Division following a report of robbery with violence against a 42-year-old security guard.

The victim reported to police that he was on duty at a supermarket at Union Road, Marabella around 3 pm on Tuesday, when he was approached by a male suspect who ordered him to hand over his firearm.

The victim refused and a struggle ensued, during which the firearm was discharged once.

The suspect then bit the victim on his left arm and took possession of the weapon before escaping.

A report was made to the police and officers of the Marabella Police Station, Criminal Investigations Department and the Southern Division Task Force responded.

Two suspects, ages 14 and 15 years-old both of South Trinidad were subsequently arrested in connection with the incident.

Investigations are ongoing.

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