Punch Stall bandits held in Canaan, Tobago

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Punch Stall bandits held in Canaan, Tobago

Three men are currently assisting police with their investigation of a robbery that occurred on July 10th, 2023.

According to a police report two men were at a popular punch stall located along Milford Road, Canaan, when they were approached by two men both armed with guns. The men announced a robbery and relieved the patrons of their jewellery. They then escaped in a waiting vehicle.

Police were contacted and officers attached to the Emergency Response Patrol, Inter-Agency Task Force, Crown Point Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Shirvan Road and Crown Point Police Station responded.

Police intercepted the vehicle and the three suspects exited the vehicle and ran through some nearby brushes, the officers gave chase and the men were apprehended a short distance away. A search of the assailant’s vehicle was conducted and officers found items of an evidential nature.

The men, two from Mary’s Hill, Tobago and the other from Port-of-Spain were arrested and taken to the station for processing.

One black Glock Pistol and a quantity of ammunition were recovered at the scene.

The exercise was coordinated by Insp Bacchus, supervised by Insps Bacchus, Forbes, Insp (Ag.) Stewart and Sgt Wilson, the exercise also included officers from the CID, Joint Intelligence Team, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, the Canine Unit, and the IATF.

The Investigation is ongoing.
Charges are expected to be laid upon completion of the investigation.