Three men held for attempted kidnapping

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 08:45

Police have detained three men in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Point Fortin.

According to police reports, shortly after 7:30 last evening, the wife of an offshore service contractor was proceeding into her Clifton Hill home when three men accosted her.

The assailants forced the woman back into her vehicle, which they hijacked and attempted to escape in.

Eyewitnesses contacted the Point Fortin police, who responded within minutes, and identified the vehicle leaving the area.

A chase ensued and the vehicle subsequently crashed along Mahaica.

Two men from Point Fortin and one from Couva were apprehended and the woman rescued.

Police are continuing investigations.



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