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Dead bandits still unidentified…accomplices on the run

Acting Police Commissioner McDonald Jacob says work is underway to identify the bandits who were killed by police in a shootout yesterday in Mayaro.

He told Power 102 Digital’s Power Breakfast Show that quick identification of the dead bandits would aid in identifying their escaped accomplices.

Commissioner Jacobs revealed that the shootout occurred after police responded to reports that a man was returning home from dropping his child to school when he was accosted by 7 persons.

He said while 4 of the bandits were killed, 3 remain on the run.

The Commissioner said 3 pistols and a shotgun were retrieved from the scene and assured that the officers involved in the killing, wore body cams.