Two men were arrested for robbery with aggravation in the San Fernando district following a high-speed chase yesterday.
According to police reports, on Wednesday 25th March 2020, around 3:15 pm, two men entered Laughlin and De-Gannes Service Centre, Lady Hailes Avenue, San Fernando and announced a robbery, in which they relieved the employee of the day’s sales totalling TT$2,000.
Additionally, two staff members of Laughlin and De-Gannes were robbed of their cell phones and TT$600 in cash.
The men then ran out of the store and escaped into a waiting vehicle.
Officers of the San Fernando Police Station were alerted and PC Gosine and a party of officers from various units responded and intercepted the vehicle.
A 16-year-old youth and a 22-year-old man, both of Building C, Orchid Gardens, Pleasantville were arrested for the offence. Enquiries are continuing.