Western Division Task Force officers have recovered several items reportedly stolen on Saturday afternoon, from the home of an elderly couple from Carenage.

Official police reports indicate that the items were recovered following an exercise in the Morvant district, conducted by the Western Division CID, later that day.

According to a release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), at about 5:30 pm on Saturday 29th August 2020, a couple arrived at their home located at Sea View Gardens, Carenage, and upon opening the garage door located on the south-eastern side of the house, they observed a man in the kitchen area.

An alarm was raised, and a struggle ensued between the assailant and the 78-year-old man. This led to both the man and 69-year-old his wife being beaten.

Four assailants then fled the scene in an awaiting vehicle.

Checks revealed that several items had been stolen: one MVR Recorder valued at $2,400; one apple MacBook Pro 13 valued at $8,000; and one IPad 10.5 inches valued at $4,000.

Subsequently, acting on information received and armed with a search warrant, members of the Western Division Task Force, Western Division CID, and members of the North Eastern Division Task Force went to the home of a person of interest at Jacobin Street, Morvant.

Upon their arrival at the location, officers encountered a female occupant on the premises. The search warrant was executed, and a search was conducted for the stolen items. Nothing illegal was found.

However, a further search of the vicinity was conducted, and officers recovered one cream handbag and one black book bag, which contained items of evidential value.

Enquiries are ongoing