Monday, February 16 – Police can confirm a report of an attempted robbery outside First Caribbean Bank about 12 midnight last night involving a police officer and one armed suspect. Shots were exchanged in the incident after which the suspect fled the area. No injuries were sustained by the police officer.
Police are also confirming a report by Peebles Hospital personnel of a male who was admitted for treatment with gunshot wounds. He was detained is still receiving treatment.
Investigations are ongoing to establish whether the two reports are connected.
Persons with information are encouraged to contact the RVIPF through its access number 311 or the RVIPF Intelligence Unit at 468-9339.