Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a foiled robbery attempt at a business place in the Port of Spain district this afternoon.
Reports indicate that the 53-year-old proprietor of Sin Kiu Trading, George Street, Port of Spain was at his business place around 1 pm when two gunmen entered and announced a robbery.
The businessman became fearful for his life, drew his licensed firearm and shot at the men, wounding two of them.
One of the suspects dropped a firearm before they both ran off.
Three men are in police custody after a car chase and shootout in Trincity Monday afternoon.
Cnc3 News understands the suspects shot at police vehicles leaving numerous bullets holes in the windshield.
Police reports indicated that officers attached to Arouca station received a report of a robbery along St Michael Road in Tacarigua around 2 pm.
Three armed men reportedly robbed a man, before escaping in a vehicle.
Officers who were patrolling nearby spotted the vehicle and gave pursuit.
The reign of three teenaged bandits, whom police said lured their victims to a lonely area by falsely advertising a car of sale on Facebook, ended on Thursday when they were arrested.
Police said the three men, who ages are 18 and 19, were held by San Fernando and Mon Repos CID officers during Operation Strike back. A report stated that after weeks of inquiries, a team including Sgt Dinoo, Cpl Bacchus and Cpl Nanan went to an area in La Romaine that is known for criminals activities and held the suspects.
Bandits have struck two fast food outlets in the St Helena area in less than 24 hours.
According to police reports, around 9 pm Thursday, masked assailants entered the KFC outlet and announced a hold-up.
The bandits took cash from the register, raided the manager's officer and also relieved customers of cash and other valuable items.
On Wednesday three armed bandits had also robbed the area's Royal Castle outlet.
Investigations in both cases are ongoing.
Police are investigating an attempted robbery at Republic Bank's Coral Cove branch last night, after bandits tied up security and vandalised the Automated Teller Machine (ATM).
During the incident, the alarms were triggered and both police and Republic Bank security responded.
Police say there was an exchange of gunfire before the bandits escaped empty-handed.
Investigations are ongoing.
A truck full of goods to be taken to Tobago was stolen off Wrightson Road this morning and another was vandalized.
When CNC3 visited the port this morning, the already frustrated truckers who complained of not being able to get onto the Tuesday sailing were further incensed when they learn a ten-tonne trucks full of Nestle products was stolen.
The white Ford vehicle was parked with many others along Wrightson Road, while the driver checked in at the terminal.
Quick work by police foils the getaway of three bandits, who attempted to steal a quantity of cash from a vehicle belonging to popular Soca artiste and radio personality Shal Marshall in Woodbrook earlier today.
The artiste had parked his white Mercedes Benz motor vehicle at Massy Technology car park along Tragarete Road, around 11:45 am on Thursday 1st February, 2018, before entering a nearby radio station.
Around 12:10 pm, a female relative arrived at the radio station and handed the artiste a large quantity of cash.
The home of the president of the Used Car Dealers Association, Visham Babwah, has been broken into.
Babwah told CNC3 News that the burglars entered his Chaguanas home by cutting out a small portion of the burglar-proofing at the back door.
He said his security system did not alert him to the intrusion because the bandits did not pry open the doors or windows.
Babwah said that thankfully nobody was home at the time.
He said he and his wife left for work around 9am yesterday and his wife returned around 3 pm.
Quick work by officers of the Eastern Division, resulted in five men being arrested and a quantity of stolen items being recovered, minutes after the men allegedly robbed and shot patrons of a bar in Sangre Grande early yesterday morning, police said in a statement.
Officers of the Sangre Grande CID, Task Force and Crime Patrol, also seized a revolver and a quantity of ammunition when they responded to a report of a robbery and shooting at Orinoco Bar, Eastern Main Road, Sangre Grande, around 1:00am, on Wednesday 8th November, 2017.
Police has shot and killed three suspected bandits in Cunupia.
Police say they received a call of a robbery at a woodworking building in Cunupia this afternoon.
Reports indicate that the police accosted the three suspected bandit who were at the time attempting to escape.
A chase ensued and according to police reports, the bandits fired at the police and the police returned.
The suspects were shot and taken to the Chaguanas District Hospital where they were pronounced dead on arrival.