Men are Allegedly being Lured by a Female Contact and Robbed at Gunpoint – RSVGPF

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The Royal St. Vincent and the Grendines Police Force (RSVGPF) is advising the general public of a string of Robberies at Layou, where men are allegedly being lured by a female contact and robbed at gunpoint.

In a release dated May 6, 2020, the RSVGPF said, Officers within the South Western Division are currently investigating the occurrence of two (2) Armed Robberies at the Layou Playing Field on March 10, 2020 and May 2, 2020. Both incidents bear the same modus operandi by the assailants.

According to reports, on March 10, 2020, a male resident of Richland Park was robbed of one (1) Samsung Galaxy S10, after communicating with a female who claimed that she was living at Layou. The complainant explained that he had made plans with the female to meet at the playing field in Layou; and upon his arrival there, he was robbed by two (2) armed masked men at gunpoint.

Further, on May 2, 2020, two male residents of Campden Park were also robbed at gunpoint of their property valued over EC$1100 by an unknown assailant. The complainants reported that prior to being robbed, they made plans with a female who identified herself as “Alicia” to meet at the Layou Playing Field where they were eventually robbed.

The general public to take note of these occurrences and not to be lured into situation of a similar nature.

Accordingly, anyone has any information that will aid in the investigations; the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s) are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime at 1-784-4561339 or the Officer in charge of the South Western Division at 1-784-458-7329 or any Police Officer/Station that they are comfortable with. All information will be treated confidentially.