A police officer has become the latest victim of the spate of robberies across St. Vincent.
Police said on Tuesday that they are investigating a report that two masked gunmen robbed an off-duty police officer near the old police station in Stubbs around 11:50 p.m. Monday.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that an off-duty Police Officer, while on his way home was accosted by masked gunmen, who later relieved him of EC$40,” police said in their regular bulletin on Tuesday.
“The complainant indicated that the masked men searched his person and his belongings and after finding nothing of value allowed him to leave,” the statement said.
It added: “The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force does not condone any acts of criminality against the citizens of St. Vincent and the Grenadines or its visitors regardless to one’s status in life. We continue to urge the citizens of this country to be law abiding and cooperate with the police fully in their investigations.”
The Police are asking anyone with information that would assist in this investigation to contact the ACP i/c Crimes at 1784-4561339, Officer in charge of CID at 1784-456-1810 or the Officer in charge of the South-Central Division at 1784-458-4200 or call any police station.