Four men, one of whom is a soldier, and whom police allegedly caught loading metal ceiling fittings onto a truck yesterday, currently are assisting detectives with their investigations into a report of larceny.

According to police reports, officers attached to the La Horquetta Police Station Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and Area East Operations Unit received information that led them to intercept a three-tonne truck along Leroy Calliste Circular, Greenvale, around 12:35 pm on Wednesday October 27th.

At the time the police encountered the men, they were seen loading ceiling fittings into the vehicle.

The men, who reportedly were unable to give a proper account for being in possession of the items, were arrested and conveyed to the La Horquetta Police Station, pending further enquiries.

PC Persad of the La Horquetta Police Station CID is continuing investigations.