Businessman critical after early morning robbery

A man is warded at the hospital in a critical condition following an early morning robbery.

CNC3 news understands that shortly after 5 am the owner of a mini-mart located at Phoenix Park, California was accosted by an armed assailant. 

An altercation ensued and the mini-mart operator was subsequently shot during the fracas. 

The police were contacted and on arrival discovered the man lying in a pool of blood. 

He was taken to hospital where he remains warded. 

Officers of the Couva police station are continuing investigations.

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