Soldier confirmed as suspect in Pennywise robbery

Po­lice con­firm the sus­pect in the killing of two Al­lied Se­cu­ri­ty Es­tate Po­lice of­fi­cers in La Ro­main yes­ter­day is at­tached to the Trinidad and To­ba­go Reg­i­ment. 

The sol­dier is cur­rent­ly be­ing held at San Fer­nan­do Po­lice Sta­tion and he was last at­tached to Crest Camp Army Base, La Ro­main. 

The sol­dier was ar­rest­ed just af­ter 6 pm. 

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, he went to re­port that his car was stolen at gun­point by six as­sailants with high-pow­ered ri­fles ear­li­er in the af­ter­noon. 

Po­lice of­fi­cers found the sol­dier’s re­port to be sus­pi­cious as his car was part of the rob­bery that left 2 es­tate po­lice of­fi­cers dead and one in the hos­pi­tal in crit­i­cal con­di­tion. 

 In­ves­ti­ga­tions are be­ing con­duct­ed by ASP Munga­roo