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Manhunt on for suspect with illegal firearm

Tobago police are on the manhunt for a male suspect who escaped following a high-speed chase in the village of Buccoo on Tuesday evening.

The man, who lives in the area, is believed to have had an illegal firearm.

Residents scampered for their lives as officers in three police vehicles fired shots at the suspect as they pursued his blue Nissan B13 which hit a curb wall and another car as he sped through the village's streets. 

Carew faces new bail hurdle

For­mer gov­ern­ment min­is­ter Mar­lene Mc­Don­ald’s long-time com­pan­ion Michael Carew and an­oth­er man charged along­side the cou­ple for cor­rup­tion and mon­ey laun­der­ing, en­coun­tered yet an­oth­er ob­sta­cle on Tues­day in ac­cess­ing bail.

Sources at the Port-of-Spain Mag­is­trates’ Court told Guardian Me­dia that the Clerk of the Peace yes­ter­day re­ject­ed the two po­ten­tial bailors who were se­lect­ed to se­cure their bail.

Police probe reported abduction in Arouca

Of­fi­cers of the An­ti-Kid­nap­ping Squad and the Spe­cial Op­er­a­tions Re­sponse Team (SORT) are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an in­ci­dent where a ten-year-old girl re­port­ed­ly wit­nessed a male rel­a­tive be­ing kid­napped at her home in Arou­ca near mid­night on Sat­ur­day.

Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, a 23-year-old woman of Thomas Trace in Arou­ca told them that at about 11.59 pm on Au­gust 17 her ten-year-old niece of con­tact­ed her via What­sApp cry­ing.

Manhunt on for suspect with illegal firearm

Tobago police are on the manhunt for a male suspect who escaped following a high-speed chase in the village of Buccoo on Tuesday evening.

The man, who lives in the area,  is said to be in possession of an illegal firearm.

Residents scampered for their lives as officers in three police vehicles fired shots at the suspect as they pursued his blue Nissan  B13 which hit a curb wall and another car as he sped through the village's streets. 

Suspected bandit burns to death

A man was burnt to death this morning following a vehicular accident in Wallerfield.

CNC3 news understands the incident occurred at around 6 am.

The man was allegedly driving a stolen Tiida motor vehicle along Antigua road when it slammed into a blue Hilux van.

The collision caused the Tiida to erupt into flames, trapping the man inside the car.

He died at the scene.

The identity of the victim was not confirmed.

Police say the vehicle matched the description of the one which was involved in a robbery earlier this morning.

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