Residents of Belmont, Rose Hall working in true community spirit did not allow a gang of four to have their way after an attempted robbery on a property in that community last Saturday night.
Residents told News784 they notice a rental car which made its way to an alley where three men exited while the fourth drove away.
The men according to residents attempted to burglarise a property in which the owners currently reside overseas.
“They could not get to complete their job, due to the fact that the entrance was difficult, it was at that time we begun chasing them, they headed in the direction where the vehicle dropped them off”.
“However, another group of residents managed to stop the vehicle which was returning apparently to make the pickup, we immobilised the vehicle by removing the battery and tires”.
Residents told News784 that they called the Rose Hall and Chateaubelair police for backup, and they responded swiftly.
All four men however managed to flee the scene despite the efforts of the residents, while the investigation is currently ongoing.