Three held following robbery in Piarco

Three held following robbery in Piarco

Officers of the Las Lomas Police Station arrested three suspects, following a report of robbery with aggravation in the Piarco district yesterday.

The victim, a businessman, reported to police that around 7:43am, on Saturday 19th December, 2020, he was at his business place at St. Helena Village, Piarco, when three men entered and announced a hold up.

The men forced the victim to the ground and proceeded to rob him of a quantity of cash before escaping on foot.

A report was made to the police and a party of officers led by Sgts. Figaro and John and W/Cpls Gibson and Hote, responded and cordoned off the area and began a systematic search for the suspects.

The men, two 22-year-olds and a 19-year-old, all of the Sangre Grande district were held shortly after hiding in a bushy area.

The stolen cash was also recovered.
Investigations are ongoing.

Also involved in the search operation were PCs Ragoonath, Samaroo, Ali, Mahabir, Joseph, Williams, Sammy, Lewis, Dookoo, William, Solomon and Sierres.