Police foil attempted break-in on Charlotte Street

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Police foil attempted break-in on Charlotte Street

Central Police Station (CPS) officers on mobile patrol in the Port-of-Spain district, received a call on November 8th, at approximately 2:40 am of a store break-in in progress at a popular store on Charlotte Street and sprang into action.

Cpls Collins and Francis along with PCs Charles, Creed, Bristol and WPC Mc Leod were alerted to the break-in. The officers contacted the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Services for use of their appliance as the suspects were seen on the roof of the building. Upon the arrival of the fire truck, the officers successfully climbed up the façade of the building to the rooftop and apprehended the suspects.

The suspects were taken to CPS where charges were laid. The men arrested are a 54-year-old of Riverside Plaza a 33-year-old of Red Hill Road Extension, Morvant and a 24-year-old of Sinnette Drive, Diego Martin.

Also on the scene were officers attached to the Inter Agency Task Force and Municipal Police.