Vehicle stolen, recovered in an hour
Within an hour after a 28-year-old woman's vehicle was reported as stolen, the swift work of officers of the Northern Division Special Investigations Unit led to its recovery.
The Unit, supervised by Snr Supt Curtis Paul, and led by Inspector Robert Joseph, received information of the robbery on Monday afternoon.
According to reports, the victim, of Sunrise Park, Trincity, was seated in a purple Toyota Rush valued at $229,000 along Olive Drive, Pine Ridge Heights, Arouca.
While she was seated in the car, she was approached by two men.
The men announced a hold-up and proceeded to relieve the woman of her vehicle as well as two cellular phones which had a total value of $7,400.
The men also stole a pendant valued at $6,000, before driving away in the victim’s vehicle.
The woman made a report to the police and a team of officers from the unit including WPC Pillage, PC Kerr, PC Paul, as well as officers from the Emergency Response Patrol including, PC Woodruffe and PC Pierre, responded.
The officers conducted inquiries which led them to Barbara Street, off Cleaver Road in Arima, where they found the vehicle, abandoned and intact.
The car was seized and workable prints were recovered.
PC Kerr is continuing enquiries.