Friday 30 October, 2020

Cocorite man arrested, charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend

Police said a Cocorite man was arrested and charged with assaulting and robbing his ex-girlfriend.

In a statement issued today, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said 33-year-old Cyrano Glenn was detained by PC Hartman of the St James Police Station after the incident which took place yesterday.

The TTPS said the accused allegedly blocked the road in the vicinity of Long Circular Mall, St. James, blocking a taxi in which his ex- girlfriend was travelling from passing.

Police said he opened the door of the taxi and physically assaulted the woman, beating her about the head and face. He also allegedly relieved her of her mobile phone, handbag and a quantity of cash.

Glenn was later arrested and formally charged for the offence of robbery with violence.

The Gender Based Violence Unit (GBVU) has since reached out to the victim.

The TTPS said the GBVU will offer support, counselling and assistance to her. 

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