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Police Investigates Robbery and Discharging of Firearm incident

Turks and Caicos, June 3, 2017 – Providenciales –  On Thursday 1st June 2017 at 11:34pm, police were dispatched to the Sibonne Beach access located on Gracebay Providenciales, after receiving a Robbery report.

Upon arrival, officers met the victim who told them that around 10:45pm he went to the location and whilst there he was approached by five (5) males, two pointed firearms at him and demanded his property.  He handed to them his wallet containing bank cards and six hundred dollars in cash. They also took his silver Rolex watch, a Silver Bulgari bracelet and one Iphone 6s. The culprits demanded the pin to the ATM card and once received, three of the men drove away in the complainant’s Orange Suzuki Swift car unknown plate number, while the other two (2) remained pointing the guns at him. He told officers that he managed to escape into the water and while doing so the culprits fired shots at him.

While officers were on the scene they heard what sounded like gun-shots coming from The Regent Village area and upon making checks they were informed that that an unknown male with dreadlocks dressed in all dark clothing discharged three rounds of bullets from a silver hand gun.

No one was injured during these incidents.

Investigations are ongoing.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1-800-8477 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: www.crimestoppers.tc, Chalk Sound Police Station 338-5901. The information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter Accounts.

Crime Incidents Reported

Over the past twenty-four hours, there was one Robbery, one Discharging of Firearm, One Possession of Imitation Firearm, one Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm, and Two Motor Vehicle Interference reports made on Providenciales and one report of threat made on Grand Turk. Investigations are ongoing.

Press Release: RTCIPF

 

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