Officers capture casino robbery suspect

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Officers capture casino robbery suspect

A Venezuelan man was arrested after he was caught fleeing the scene of an alleged robbery, by officers of the Central Division on December 11th 2022.


Around 9:15 am, officers of the Central Division Task Force (CDTF) and Couva Police Station received a report of a robbery at a bar and casino located in Mc Bean, Couva district. Reports stated that four suspects entered the business place and announced a hold-up.


The Task Force officers swiftly made their way to the scene of the alleged crime, where they observed a man jumping over a wall of the building, in an apparent attempt to escape. The officers gave chase and captured the man in quick time.


Upon searching the captured man, the officers found a large quantity of cash, an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card belonging to a patron of the establishment and a mobile phone.


The 33-year-old man was arrested and is expected to be charged today.


The officers attached to the Couva Police Station then proceeded to Derry Road, in their search for the other suspects. There they observed another suspect and attempted to capture him. However, he managed to evade arrest.


The matter is still under investigation and actively engaging the attention of the police.


Source: TTPS