Scotiabank worker shot in San Fernando robbery

A Scotiabank employee is warded at the San Fernando General Hospital after being shot during an early morning robbery.

Roston Mahabir was shot outside the bank around 7.30 this morning.

Scotiabank confirmed the shooting in a statement issued Monday morning.

It said medical services were immediately alerted and he was taken to hospital.

The bank says it is offering counselling to other members of staff.

Report indicate that Mahabir was accosted and that the assailant grabbed a bag belonging to him before firing a shot at him.

The bag contained his laptop computer.

He is listed in a stable condition at hospital.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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