Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Three men held in failed carjacking

Three men were arrested by the police in the wee hours of this morning, after a failed carjacking.

According to information, five men boarded a Gros Islet bus at about 3 am this morning and while the vehicle was on its way to the North of the Island, one of them whipped out a firearm and held it to the back of the driver’s head.

Reliable sources told the Times that the driver was ordered to take the men to Balata, but  while on his way there, he swung his vehicle across the road blocking traffic coming from both directions.

It is reported that the men then fled.

Police were alerted and responded, the Times was informed.

Law enforcers combed the area and managed to find three of the men.

They also recovered a firearm.

All three men, described as being young individuals,  are  currently in Police custody.

 

 

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