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TCI: Overnight/early morning incidents

#Providenciales, August 10, 2019 –

ROBBERIES INVESTIGATED

On Friday, August 9th, 2019, Central received reports of a robbery at bar and restaurant located along the leeward highway.  According to reports, shortly after 10:00 p.m., the owner was closing when three armed men entered the business establishment and demanded money. The assailants made good of their escape with an undisclosed sum of cash. The female owner and 4 bar patrons were unharmed.  There were no reports of shots fired or injuries.

In a second incident, a male reported to 911 that he was robbed at gunpoint by two masked men of $US 20.00 near a hotel in leeward. Reports are that the incident took place after 2:00 a.m., Saturday, August 10th, 2019. The robbers escaped in an orange Nissan March headed in the direction of the Seven Stars roundabout. There were no injuries and shots fired in this report. 

SLOOP MAKES LANDFALL 

On Saturday, August 10th, 2019, 911 Central received reports of an illegal sloop landing at North West Point. Officers of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force discovered a blue and red illegal vessel on Malcolm’s Beach and saw suspected illegals running into nearby bushes. Police and Immigration Task Force Officers detained a total of six illegal Haitians, 3 males, and 3 females. Task Force Officers are continuing searches in the said area.

GRAND TURK EARLY MORNING INCIDENTS

Police Officers on the Island of Grand Turk are investigating two reports today, August 10th, 2019.  In the first report, at 5:03 a.m., a 42-year-old woman reported that she was awakened to loud noises and discovered a silver car vandalized. This was not a shooting incident. Scenes of Crime Officers attended the location.

In the second incident, Police are investigating, following reports of a vehicle fire. According to the complainant, she was awakened by a loud noise.  The complainant said, two men were seen setting fire to a silver Suzuki swift. Scenes of Crime Officers attended the location. 

Anyone with information into any of these incidents please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, or you can also call 911.

Release: TCI Police

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