Public Advisory

San Juan teenage girl reported missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 16-year-old Rehana Theodore.

Theodore, of First Street, San Juan, was last seen at her home around 9:40 pm, on Friday 11th January, 2019.

She was reported missing to the San Juan Police Station, around 9:05 pm on Tuesday 15th January, 2019, by her mother.

She is of mixed descent, 5 feet 5 inches tall, medium built, with a light brown complexion and short black hair.

She was last seen wearing a green t-shirt, a pair of black jeans and a pair of red and green slippers.

Moruga road collapses, WASA starts repair work

Emergency repairs to a major landslip along the Moruga Road, Indian Walk, Princes Town have begun.

Residents said that around 7 pm Tuesday, they heard a rumbling sound and found that a section the road, which was being repaired, had collapsed. 
They said they suspect a leaking WASA line was to blame. 

The water line had been leaking for some time and despite complaints from residents, nothing had been done. WASA crews were on the site on Wednesday, seeking to stem the slip.

HDC's Health and Safety officers to assess Maloney building

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) says its Health and Safety Officers will conduct an assessment of the building where an 11-year-old child fell in Maloney today.

The HDC issued a statement today saying it is in receipt of information related to the child at its Maloney Gardens housing community.

It says that according to the reports it received, the girl climbed on to the railing of her fourth floor, Building 15 apartment and fell four levels.

The incident occurred early Monday afternoon. 

Child in Maloney fall is alive

A child is now in a stable but critical state at the Mount Hope hospital after falling over a balcony in the housing estate in Maloney.

Reports indicate that the incident took place at Building 15 Maloney.

The child was rushed to the Arima District Hospital and then to the Mount Hope Hospital after the child fell from the fourth floor.

Initial reports suggested that the child had died.

However, family members and police confirmed that the child was still alive, having hit an awning on the way down that broke her fall.