Published 13 August 2023
Buckie Got It, St Kitts Nevis News Source
POLICE INVESTIGATE ALLEGED ARMED ROBBERY IN ST. PETER’S
The Police are investigating the reported armed robbery of a male civilian. The incident was reported as having occurred on August 12th, 2023, between 7:30PM and 8:30PM at Douglas Estate, St. Peter’s, St. Kitts.
The alleged victim came to the Basseterre Police Station and reported that shortly after making a purchase at an eatery, he observed four (4) males dressed in black standing in the dark area while driving. Upon getting closer, the four (4) assailants approached his vehicle, pointed a weapon at him, and demanded that he stop. The assailants, all of whom the alleged victim observed to be wearing masks, then forced him into the back seat of his vehicle. He reported that the assailants drove for some time before forcing him out of the vehicle in the area of the Kim Collins Highway. He stated that two (2)
assailants also exited the vehicle and proceeded to rob him of some personal effects before driving away in the vehicle which also contained numerous valuable personal items of his. The alleged victim was not harmed during the incident. An investigation into the matter is ongoing and the general public will be kept appropriately updated with its progress. Any assistance that can be provided by the general public in the pursuance of this matter is greatly appreciated. Persons with any such information are encouraged to call the nearest Police station or the Crime Hotline, 707.