A robbery was thwarted after a bandit was shot and killed.
CNC3 news understands that around 6 pm on Thursday, the bandit entered a bar and casino located at Gordon and Broadway street Arima.
The incident captured by CCTV footage shows the assailant forcing a man and woman into another part of the building.
Shortly after, the off-duty police officer whipped out a firearm and shot the man.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Many commenting on the video on social media site Facebook applauded the police officer for his swift action.