A Special Reserve Police Officer attached to a specialised unit in the Northern Division was kidnapped and robbed yesterday after she withdrew cash from an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the Sangre Grande.
According to police reports, around 5:50 pm the officer made a withdrawal and was returning to her vehicle when she was accosted by an assailant. The suspect forced her into the passenger seat of the vehicle and proceeded to occupy the driver’s seat. The officer was relieved of her cell phone and the cash and jewellery in her possession.
The robber then demanded more cash. The suspect then drove the vehicle into Port of Spain, against the will of the officer, and forced her to withdraw more cash from another ATM. The assailant then stopped a car along Broadway securing his escape. The incident was reported to the Port of Spain Police and investigations are ongoing.