SRP in court
A 38-YEAR-old Special Reserve Police (SRP) officer of Point Fortin is expected to appear in court today charged with the robbery of automated teller machines at Princes Town.
The SRP was charged yesterday with two counts of robbery and one count of possession of ammunition. A second man is being sought after by police.
On Sunday around 11.45 am three security officers employed with G4S Security Services Limited were clearing an automated teller machine (ATM) at Naparima Mayaro Road, Craignish Village, when they were accosted by two men with firearms.
The thieves grabbed the cash bins containing some $500,000 and two revolvers from the security officers before running to a nearby gas station where they escaped in a waiting vehicle.
The were followed by police and there was an exchange of gunfire but the thieves escaped.