Monday, January 22, 2018

$5m airport heist: cops to review CCTV*

Police investigators are expected to review closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras surrounding Piarco International Airport, as well as the Oropune Gardens community to help determine who is responsible for Wednesday morning's daring $5 million heist.

Police said around 11.25 a.m. on Wednesday, three heavily armed men in a black Toyota Hilux, which was later found abandoned in the Oropune Gardens area, robbed one of the cargo tugs carrying the money destined for First Citizens bank in Tobago.

After the robbery, the assailants, dressed in camouflage clothing, reportedly drove out of the compound, unchallenged by security officials.


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