A 39 year old man, with no fixed residence, was arrested by officers mere minutes after robbing a 22 year old Piarco woman of a handbag aboard a maxi taxi.
The woman reported to officers attached to the Interagency Task Force, Duncan Street Post that she was in a maxi taxi proceeding along the Priority Bus Route, around 3:45pm on Thursday when it came to a stop.
A man exiting the vehicle snatched her handbag containing a cell phone, a quantity of cash and several documents.
The man escaped by running along Erica Street.
The incident and a description of the suspect were communicated via the wireless, which led to the man being arrested shortly after by officers attached to the Besson Street Police Station, who were on patrol.
A family of eight is calling on the Housing Development Corporation to help them.
The call comes in wake of a landslide, which destroyed part of their Dan Kelly, Picton Street, Laventille home over the weekend.
Ian Wason visited Picton and compiled this report.
For centenarian Olga Nakhid- Welsh she lived her full life, one with joy in her heart and no enemies.
And her secret for prosperity has been feeding orphan children.
Cnews’ Cherrylene Lewis visited the San Juan residence of Ms. Nakhid on the celebration of her 100th birthday.
We may be over seven thousand miles away from the host of this year's World Cup - Russia but that did not stop fans of the beautiful game locally from celebrating the World Cup Finals between France and Croatia on Sunday.
Cameraman Joel Phillip and reporter Kent Fuentes were at MovieTowne to take in the action.
A 22 year old Ste. Madeleine man was arrested by officers of the Moruga Police Station and South Game Wardens for possession of protected animals and clipping the wings of protected animals.
This was done during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the district between 8am and 12noon, on Saturday.