Teen held for housebreaking with intent in Sangre Chiquito

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Teen held for housebreaking with intent in Sangre Chiquito

An 18-year-old man is currently in police custody after he was found hiding inside the Sangre Chiquito home of a 62-year-old man.

The victim, told police that around 12:30pm on Saturday 9th October, 2021, he was at the home of a neighbour at Shirvan Drive, when he observed a man he knows, walking in the vicinity of his nearby home. The victim became suspicious and returned to his premises and made several checks, during which he observed the gate to his yard and a door to his home both open.

While checking inside the house, the victim found the man hiding under a bed in his bedroom. A struggle ensued between the two before the suspect managed to escape. The victim raised an alarm and was aided by his neighbours in apprehending the suspect a short distance away.

Officers of the Sangre Grande Criminal Investigations Department and the Eastern Division Task Force responded to the report. The suspect, of Sangre Chiquito was handed over to officers.