robbery

Barrington 'Skippy' Thomas shot during robbery

Radio talk show host Barrington 'Skippy' Thomas remains warded in stable condition at the hospital this morning. 

Thomas was shot in both legs by bandits during a home invasion last night.

CNC3 news understands that at 9 pm Thomas was at his home at Mendez drive, Champs Fleurs when he was accosted by gunmen.

Robbery at Hillview College

Police were called into to Hillview college this morning following a break-in at the school’s premises.

CNC3 news understands that classes were cancelled this morning

Business owner kills bandit during attempted robbery

One bandit has been killed and two others injured during an attempted robbery at a grocery in Barataria.

According to police reports, around 9 pm on Thursday, three men entered Youngs Grocery located along Tenth Avenue and announced a holdup.

The business owner, upon seeing the fracas, drew his licensed firearm and opened fire.

There was an exchange of fire following which one of the assailants was killed on the scene.

Two employees were also shot and injured during the melee.

Victim calls police during robbery; four men held

Quick work by police officers resulted in the arrest of four men, who had just carried out an armed robbery on an elderly couple in Barataria, yesterday.

The victims, aged 67 and 77, were at their Fourth Street home, around 11:30 am, when three men, one armed with a knife, entered the premises and announced a holdup.

The men proceeded to rob a couple of cash and jewellery, valued just over $13,000.

While the suspects escaping, one of the victims managed to call 999, initiating an immediate response from police officers.

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