Police Launch Manhunt For 2 Men Who Robbed St. Thomas Petrol Station

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Detectives assigned to the St. Thomas Division have launched a manhunt for two men who reportedly robbed a petroleum service station on the Golden Grove Main Road in the parish on Sunday.

In a release yesterday, the Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit said reports from the Morant Bay Police are that about 9:30 a.m., a police team responded to a report of a robbery at the service station.

According to the CCU, the robbers reportedly challenged the Police team by firing shots at them.

The police say a confrontation ensued and the men escaped in a car that was parked close by.

According to the CCU, the robbers left behind a Heckler & Koch 9mm pistol, which was seized by the Police. It also says the getaway car was later found abandoned in a cane field.

Persons with information that can assist investigators are being asked to contact the Morant Bay Police at 876-982-1027, Crime Stop at 311or the Police 119 emergency number.


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