Oleisey Wise, 22, of Glenroy Settlement, Buen Intento Road, Princes Town, appeared virtually before Senior Magistrate Indira Misir-Gosine in the Princes Town Magistrates’ Court and was jailed for four years for armed robbery.
Wise was charged with robbery with violence following a report made to the Princes Town Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
It was reported that on August 31, a Princes Town market vendor was approached oustide his home by Wise who was armed with a firearm.
The man was robbed of cash, jewelery, an air rifle and a quantity of pellets.
The man was also dealt several blows about his body
The victim reported the incident to the Princes Town Police Station and PC Basdeo, of Princes Town CID, investigated the matter.
He later arrested and charged Wise with the offence.