The five detainees who escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre in Aripo on Thursday night have been identified.
Jamaican national Krishna Bailey, 22.
Guyanese national Ryan Badal, 23.
Venezuelan nationals Rodney Noel Reyes Mendoza, 24; Jose Luis Ramirez Yanez, 27 and Luis Carlos Sifontes, 32.
According to a police report, at about 11.30 pm Thursday, Cpl Jeanville and a party of officers assigned to the Arima Criminal Investigations Department (CID) received a report of detainees escaping and visited the centre to conduct enquiries. While there, officers received valuable information about how the detainees escaped and immediately launched a manhunt for them. The five men were last seen at 3 am Friday.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the escapees is encouraged to contact the police at 999, 555, 911, 800-TIPS or any police station or text/WhatsApp 482-GARY (4279).
Cpl Jeanville is continuing investigations into the matter.
Reporter: Rhondor Dowlat