I955 FM



    OFF AIR : 1-868-628-4955 (Front Desk)

    ON AIR : 1-868-622-3937 (Live On Air )

Central Division police capture leads to breakthrough

Thirty-year-old Anthony Hoyte, of Roystonia, Couva is expected to appear before the Chaguanas Magistrate’s Court today.

His capture led to a breakthrough by central division officers in a robbery incident involving men purporting to be police officers.

According to the police service he faces 3 counts of robbery with violence, 2 counts of assault with intent to rob, 1 count of robbery with aggravation and 5 counts of false imprisonment.

He was charged on Saturday.

According to reports, a group of 5 men dressed in what appeared to be police tactical wear and armed, approached a man at Derrick Road, Chase Village and announced a robbery.

The men then allegedly took the man to a nearby residence where they relieved him of his cell phone.

The suspects allegedly, then entered the house where they bound 2 of the 3 occupants and relieved them of a quantity of cash and jewelry.

The men also reportedly stole a white Toyota Fielder from the owner in a bid to escape, after they met an obstruction and were forced to abandon their vehicle.

The vehicle owner’s cell phone was also stolen.

This entry was posted in Local News, News, Top News. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *