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Saturday 15 August, 2020

WPC shot at by three armed men

A woman police officer, attached to the Valencia Police Post was shot at on Sunday.

She has been identified as 25-year-old Jenelle Hoating of Sangre Grande.

Hoating was proceeding south along St. John Trace, off St. John Road, St. Augustine in her car, when her she observed three men standing on the western side of the roadway.

The men then walked onto the roadway in the part of her vehicle causing her to come to a stop.

They pointed firearms in her direction causing her to become fearful for her life.

The WPC reversed her vehicle north along the said roadway.

The men then ran in a northern direction towards her pointing the firearms.

Harding collided with an unknown object to the rear of her vehicle.

She then placed the vehicle in drive and drove south towards the men, when she heard several loud explosions and drove to the Tunapuna Police Station where she made a report.

PC Seetaram in company with a party of officers visited the scene, where the victim pointed out certain areas and observations were made and a statement recorded.

No one was injured.

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