A 41-year-old man was taken into custody by officers of the Central Police Station after persuading him to come down from the roof of the Route One Maxi Taxi Hub at City Gate. Details follow in this press release.

A 41-year-old Arouca man is now in police custody after he was persuaded to come down from the roof of the Route One Maxi Taxi Hub at City Gate, Port of Spain, yesterday afternoon.

Officers of the Central Police Station, under the supervision of Insp. Soodeen, personnel from the Multi-Optional Policing Section (MOPS), under the supervision of Insp. Telesford, officers of the St. Clair Police Station and Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service personnel, were part of an exercise between 3:30 pm and 10:35 pm, on Sunday 19th September, 2021.

During the exercise, the officers spoke with the man who was observed on the roof of a building at City Gate. Following their intervention, the man came down safely and was taken into police custody.

Investigations are ongoing.