POLICE INVESTIGATIONS & TWO ARMED ROBBERIES
The Detective and Uniform Division of the Police Department are presently investigation several home break-ins, business break-ins and armed robberies which have recently taken place. Most of these criminal acts have been committed during the daytime during on weekends and normal working days.
The investigating officers have been working tirelessly to compile all information in these cases that could lead to arrest of the possible suspects.
ARMED ROBBERY AT DOLLAR STORE L.B. SCOTT ROAD
The latest armed robbery took place on Wednesday 23rd of December at approximately 01.45 p.m. at the Dollar Store on the L.B. Scott Road. Three men entered the establishment, one of them was in the possession of a gun. They threatened the owner with the gun to give cash, beside this they took two handbags from 2 female customers, that were inside the establishment.
After the robbery they escaped in the direction of L.B. Scot road/Cricket field/Cost-u-less. The suspects were nowhere to be found and have not yet been arrested in this case.
ARMED ROBBERY NEW UP SUPERMARKT POINTE BLANCHE
The day before, on Tuesday 22nd of December, another armed robbery took place at approximately 07.55 p.m. at the New Up Supermarket on the Ground Dove Road, Pointe Blanche. One men in a black shirt entered the establishment and threatened the female in the Supermarket with a gun and demands all cash money from the store attendant. After he committed the crime, he took off, no arrest were made. Police detectives are still busy investigating this case.
The Police Department is asking anyone in the community who may have any information regarding these robberies that could lead in the arrest of the suspects involved to contact the police department. The phone numbers to call are #9300 (tip line) or 54-22222 ext. 204, 205, 216.
Source: The Daily Herald Police Report