16-year-old arrested for $300,000 robbery

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – TRINIDAD– A 16-year-old boy who helped two thieves steal $300,000 from a business couple has been arrested. The boy of Sangre Grande, was detained with a 39 year old man of Guaico, Tamana on Monday.

The victims are the owners of a restaurant at Tamana Road.

Police said that on Monday, the victims were at their home at Paul Street, Sangre Grande when around 11.30 a.m. there was a knock at the door.

They opened it to find the 16-year-old suspect whom they know. While speaking with the teenager, two gunmen stormed in and announced a hold up.

Pointing the guns at the couple, the thieves ordered them to open a safe which contained the cash. A report was made to the Sangre Grande Police Station.