Bandit killed by police

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 09:00

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.