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BANDITS HELD IN CENTRAL

Police have arrested two men, ages 21 and 19, and another is at hospital following a robbery in Chaguanas yesterday afternoon.

At around 2:00pm, the owners of Tips Roti Shop at Charlieville, near the Uriah Butler Highway, were conducting business when three men, one armed with a firearm, entered and announced a holdup.

The men reportedly stole a quantity of cigarettes, jewelry and $20,000 in cash. They then escaped in a waiting vehicle.

An all points bulletin was issued and within ten minutes, the vehicle was intercepted by a party of officers on the Uriah Butler Highway near Monroe Road.

The stolen items, including a quantity of alcohol were recovered.

Police said one man attempted to escape and allegedly exchanged fire with the police but was shot in his left leg.

He was apprehended shortly after and one .38 revolver was recovered.

The man is currently under police guard at hospital.

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